MHPAEA

AcronymDefinition
MHPAEAMental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act of 2008
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MHPAEA also requires that the reason for denial of coverage or reimbursement must be made available on request.
Finally, it is important to consider the ways in which the MHPAEA defines parity to understand how it may affect utilization and expenditures.
October 2009 MHPAEA goes into effect for the plan year starting January 2010.
The language of the MHPAEA describes parity for mental health and addiction treatment as a circumstance in which access to, authorization of, payment for, and ranges of treatment are "comparable to, or no more restrictive than" similar categories ofmedical or surgical treatment.
law was passed, the details and impact of MHPAEA on EA professionals are not clear.
It is ironic that the MHPAEA, which carried a fiscal note of $10 billion over ten years, became a vehicle for the passage of the $700 billion dollar "bailout" bill for the nation's financial services system, the so-called Emergency Economic Stabilization Act (EESA) which created the Troubled Assets Relief Program; the EESA became Titles 1-3 of P.
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Congress passed the Wellstone-Domenici Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act (MHPAEA) (1) in 2008, and interim final regulations interpreting MHPAEA were published on Jan.
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19 Inform stakeholders of the key parity provisions of the MHPAEA legislation and their linkage to 2014 coverage expansions.
All owned by WellPoint, like the Anthem insurer in Connecticut, these Blue Cross/Blue Shield companies are charged with violating the MHPAEA.