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Mental Health Parity and Claim Negotiation

By: Jon Jablon, Esq.

When choosing claims to have negotiated, don’t worry about mental health parity. While it’s an important set of laws, it primarily protects patients from having higher responsibility; as long as the SPD is compliant with the Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act, negotiating claims will not cause a violation, since the patient’s liability won’t decrease.