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MHPAEA Compliance: The Dreaded NQTL Analysis

On June 1, 2021
The Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act (or MHPAEA) now requires health plans to “show their work” and perform a comprehensive NQTL analysis of the health plan itself. That sentence means different things to different people; many, including me, groan from the general lack of regulatory guidance and somewhat vague rules regarding what the analysis entails. We know the basics, sure, but that’s sort of all we’ve been told.

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

On May 27, 2021
In this episode of Empowering Plans, attorneys Nick Bonds and Jon Jablon discuss one of the most mysterious topics of the CAA: the Non-Quantitative Treatment Limitation analysis now required by the Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act. Not surprisingly, this analysis is anything but straightforward, and certainly no easy task for health plans – especially with very little helpful regulatory guidance. Jon and Nick are here to talk about what the heck NQTLs actually are, what the analysis entails, and how health plans can best protect themselves from the DOL’s wrath!