Courts affirm no parity for behavioral LTD under ADA

Gunsauley, Craig
September 1999
Employee Benefit News;Sep99, Vol. 13 Issue 10, p11
Reports on the decision of the fourth United States Circuit Court of Appeals that the Americans With Disabilities Act does not require parity for long-term mental disability benefits in an employer-sponsored employee benefits plan. Basis of the decision; Arguments of the Court for the decision; Actions of the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission to prove that caps on benefits for the mentally disabled are discriminatory.


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