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Employee Benefits Newsletter - Summer 2018
  • Jackson Lewis PC
  • USA
  • July 19 2018

In this Issue New Agency Guidance Makes Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act Enforcement a Priority Finding Missing Participants in a


New DOL Enforcement Focus on Mental Health and Substance Use Disorder Parity
  • Steptoe & Johnson LLP
  • USA
  • June 6 2016

The Obama Administration’s focus on the problems of mental health and substance use disorders continues to intensify. In late 2015, President Obama


Health agencies release guidance on health care reform, mental health parity and HIPAA wellness programs
  • King & Spalding LLP
  • USA
  • February 24 2011

Over the last few months, the Departments of Labor, Health and Human Services, and Treasury (collectively, the "Departments") have issued Frequently Asked Questions ("FAQs") to address issues that have been raised about the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act ("PPACA").


Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act of 2008: final interim rules reminder
  • Schulte Roth & Zabel LLP
  • USA
  • September 16 2010

The Paul Wellstone and Pete Domenici Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act of 2008 (MHPAEA) was enacted into law on October 3, 2008, as part of the Emergency Economic Stabilization Act of 2008.


New York Insurance Department’s proposed circular letter re: the federal Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act of 2008
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • May 6 2010

On April 26, 2010, the New York Insurance Department (the "NYID") proposed a circular letter to provide additional guidance to insurers on the impact of the federal Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act of 2008 (the "Act").


Does your group health plan still have parity?
  • Baker Donelson Bearman Caldwell & Berkowitz PC
  • USA
  • March 18 2010

With the continuing potential for an overhaul of the national health care system still a front-burner issue, employers still need to make sure that their current group plans comply with the Paul Wellstone and Pete Domenici Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act of 2008.


New regulations for mental health and substance use disorder benefits: it's complicated!
  • Jones Day
  • USA
  • February 18 2010

In 2008, Congress passed the Paul Wellstone and Pete Domenici Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act (the "Act").


Mental health parity guidance issued
  • Williams Mullen
  • USA
  • February 18 2010

The Departments of Treasury, Labor, and Health and Human Services recently issued interim final regulations under the Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act of 2008 (the Act).


Interim final regulations on the Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act of 2008
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • February 16 2010

Employers that offer mental healthsubstance use benefits should evaluate the design of their group health plans to ensure that they comply with the requirements of the interim final regulations.


Guidance issued on the Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act of 2008
  • Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP
  • USA
  • February 11 2010

The U.S. Departments of Labor, Health and Human Services and the Treasury have published interim final rules under the Paul Wellstone and Pete Domenici Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act of 2008 (MHPAEA).