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Mental Health Matters Act: Why the MHPAEA Needs Reinforcement

On October 6, 2022
It was fourteen years ago this month that the Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act (MHPAEA) was signed into law. The landmark piece of legislation had a profound impact on the healthcare industry, requiring group health plans and insurance companies to provide coverage for mental health/substance use disorder treatments in parity with medical services.

Empowering Plans: P132 - The Enhanced DOL Enforcement Effort

On April 1, 2022
This podcast discusses how the CAA enhanced DOL enforcement mechanisms. Learn about the DOL's evolving approach to MHPAEA and the impact on plan sponsors.

Empowering Plans: P128 – The Comparative Analysis: A Year in the Life

On February 3, 2022
In this podcast, we analyzed an entire year's worth of NQTLs. Listen to learn about our practical considerations for health plans and key takeaways.

The DOL wants to Reduce Stigma and Raise Awareness: Why Your Plan Needs to Be Concerned about Mental Health Parity

On January 25, 2022
The DOL wants to reduce stigma and raise awareness. Read to learn about the MHPAEA and why your plan needs to be concerned about mental health parity.

Don’t Swear Off MHPAEA Compliance for the New Year

On December 29, 2021
Have you been keeping up with your Non-Quantitative Treatment Limitations (NQTL) analyses? Learn about the processes needed to ensure MHPAEA compliance.

MHPAEA Compliance: The Dreaded NQTL Analysis

On June 1, 2021
The MHPAEA now requires health plans to perform NQTL analyses. Learn about the details of what NQTL analyses entail and how to ensure you remain compliant.

Empowering Plans: P110 – NQTL? MHPAEA?! OMG, IDK!

On May 27, 2021
This podcast discusses the NQTL analysis now required by the MHPAEA. Learn about what it is, what it entails and how health plans can protect themselves.

Wilderness Therapy Exclusions Causing Mental Health Parity Concerns

On September 26, 2018
The plan exclusion of wilderness therapy has spurred some lawsuits based on alleged violations of the MHPAEA. Click here to learn more about the lawsuits.