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Mental Health Parity Act of 2007

United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.

Mental Health Parity Act of 2007

report (to accompany S. 558).

by United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.

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Published by U.S. G.P.O. in [Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Insurance, Mental health -- Law and legislation -- United States

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesReport / 110th Congress, 1st session, Senate -- 110-53.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsKF31 .L27 2007a
    The Physical Object
    Pagination20 p. ;
    Number of Pages20
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17633778M
    OCLC/WorldCa123491934

      Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act. The Paul Wellstone and Pete Domenici Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act of (MHPAEA) mandates that Group Health Plans that provide mental health coverage must provide parity between medical/surgical benefits and mental health/substance use disorder benefits. As of June , 18 states (Figure 1) had legislated parity for restrictions on mental health care coverage not addressed in the federal Mental Health Parity Act. State-level parity laws have typically eliminated differences in deductibles, coinsurance, and copayments, or limits on the numbers of inpatient days or outpatient visits.

    Shown Here: Passed House amended (09/23/) Paul Wellstone and Pete Domenici Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act of - (Sec. 2) Amends the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of (ERISA), the Public Health Service Act, and the Internal Revenue Code to require a group health plan that provides both medical and surgical benefits and . The Mental Health Act (c 12) is an Act of the Parliament of the United amended the Mental Health Act and the Mental Capacity Act It applies to people in England and Wales. Most of the Act was implemented on 3 November It introduced significant changes which included:Introduced by: Lord Warner, the Department of .

      Howard Goldman talked about the Paul Wellstone and Pete Domenici Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act of , September 4, National Survey on Drug Use and Health. On J , Rosalynn Carter testified before a U.S. House of Representatives subcommittee in favor of the Wellstone Domenici Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act, calling for mental illnesses to be covered by insurance on par with physical illnesses.


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Mental Health Parity Act of 2007 by United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions. Download PDF EPUB FB2

Shown Here: Passed Senate amended (09/18/) Mental Health Parity Act of - (Sec. 2) Amends the Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA) and the Public Health Service Act to require a group health plan that provides both medical and surgical benefits and mental health benefits to ensure that: (1) the financial requirements applicable to such mental health.

The Mental Health Parity Act of (MHPA) provided that large group health plans cannot impose annual or lifetime dollar limits on mental health benefits that are less favorable than any such limits imposed on medical/surgical benefits.

MHPAEA preserves the MHPA protections and adds significant new protections, such as extending the parity. The Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act (MHPAEA) is a federal law requiring group health care plans to offer mental health and/or substance abuse (MH/SUD) benefits on.

The Mental Health Parity Act, as passed by the Senate, represents a substantial improvement on the Act. Like the earlier law, it would require parity in annual and life-time limits.

In addition, though, it would extend the parity mandate to deductibles, to co-insurance, and to the number of visits per year. Get this from a library. Mental Health Parity Act of report (to accompany S.

[United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.]. Buy Blackstone's Guide to the Mental Health Act Rev Ed by Bowen, Paul (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low /5(6). The federal government’s proposed rules implementing the mental health parity law would have unclear and in some cases unintended consequences, according to Author: Steve Bates.

Mental Health Parity Act of An Analysis of the Proposed Changes Article in Social Work in Mental Health 7(6) November with 86 Reads How we measure 'reads'. May 8, S. (th).

A bill to amend title XXI of the Social Security Act to provide for equal coverage of mental health services under the State Children's Health Insurance Program. Ina database of bills in the U.S. Congress. (th). A bill to provide parity between health insurance coverage of mental health benefits and benefits for medical and surgical services.

Ina database of bills in the U.S. Congress. Crs Report for Congress: The Mental Health Parity ACT: A Legislative History: Janu - Rl [Sundararaman, Ramya, Redhead, Stephen, Congressional Research Service the Libr] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

Crs Report for Congress: The Mental Health Parity ACT: A Legislative History: Janu - RlAuthor: Ramya Sundararaman. Mental Health Parity Act of In the United States having a mental illness carries a stigma.

Most health insurance carriers do not have adequate coverage for mental health related issues such as hospitalization and psychotherapy. On Septem the United States Senate passed legislation (S ) that would require health insurers to.

The Mental Health Parity Act (as ofknown as the Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act, or MHPAEA) is a federal law that prohibits group health plans and health insurers from imposing unfair and unfavorable limitations on mental health or substance abuse disorder benefits, when compared to the medical and surgical benefits they offer.

[2]. Mental Health Act No 8 [NSW] Contents Page Historical version valid from to (generated on at ) Division 4 Leave of absence from mental health facilities 46 Application of Division 19 47 Leave of absence on compassionate grounds, medical grounds or other grounds N.J. STAT.

ANN. § (m). "In need of involuntary commitment": means that an adult who is mentally ill, whose mental illness causes the person to be dangerous to self or dangerous to others or property and who is unwilling to be admitted to a facility voluntarily for care, and who needs care at a short-term care, psychiatric facility or special psychiatric hospital because.

The emergence of a GMH discipline can be traced to a series of landmark reports beginning with the World Health Report (World Health Organization, ), followed by two Lancet series, "Global Mental Health " and "Global Mental Health " (Elsevier,), that focused on mental health as priority global health issues, and.

The federal Mental Health Parity Act of (MHPA) had limited scope, in part, because parity applied only to annual and lifetime dollar limits and did not cover SA and its treatment.

Several state legislatures enacted their own stronger parity laws immediately after passage of the MHPA and thereafter, only a few of which were by: 8. Evaluations of the effects of the federal legislation, the Mental Health Parity and Addiction Parity Act, are needed as this law contains more requirements for parity than the earlier Mental Health Parity Act.

Evaluations of long-term (more than three years) effects of mental health benefits legislation are needed. The Politics And Economics Of Mental Health ‘Parity’ Laws He and McGuire are writing a book on mental health/substance abuse finance reform as a Cited by: “Please help close loopholes in the current mental health parity law by cosponsoring S.the Mental Health Parity Act of ” Psychologist leaders took this message to their elected officials on Capitol Hill at the culmination of the APA Practice Organization State Leadership Conference (SLC), March.

The original sunset date was extended six times, through Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act. The Paul Wellstone and Pete Domenici Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act (MHPAEA) was enacted in October of The main purpose of MHPAEA was to fill the loopholes left by the MHPA.today are denied needed mental health care and treatment.

This bill represents a major breakthrough for those with mental health needs, ensuring their access to fair and equitable health insurance.” ### The Mental Health Parity Act of Summary Who Will This Bill Help.Previously, the Mental Health Parity Act of merely banned the annual or lifetime dollar limits on mental health care services that were higher than those for general medical care.

While most states had some form of parity law, they were often limited in scope (e.g., covering only public employees or mandating parity for limited diagnoses).Cited by: