CHA News Article

Report on Benefit Parity Now Available
Analyzes relationship between mental health/substance use benefits and other benefits

The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) has released a report examining the impact of the Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act on people with employer-sponsored health plans. The report, attached, discusses key elements of health care legislation as it relates to filing a claim, denial of a claim and the appeals process.