TITLE

Softening the impact

AUTHOR(S)
Gleason, Maureen
PUB. DATE
April 2009
SOURCE
Employee Benefit News;4/1/2009, Vol. 23 Issue 4, p11
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on tips for lessening the impact of the Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act. Under this, employers and group health plans are reportedly required to provide mental and physical illnesses equal coverage. It is stated that employers can review the medical plan for needed changes to the mental health plan and possible sharing with a separate vendor. The review of the certificate of coverage to decide which conditions to exclude to control costs is also discussed.
ACCESSION #
37293212

 

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