White House Budget Proposal Seeks to Transform Mental Health Care

On March 28th, the White House released the federal fiscal year for 2023 budget, to begin on October 1st. The budget proposes…

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President Biden calls for more attention on Mental Health Parity

In his first State of the Union address on March 1, 2022, President Joe Biden called for additional attention on Mental Health…

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Report to Congress about Mental Health Parity: URAC can help with compliance

The U.S. Departments of Labor, Health and Human Services and Treasury recently released a report showing gross violations of compliance of the…

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Mental Health Parity still lacking

Last week the U.S. Departments of Labor, Health and Human Services and Treasury published the report titled Realizing Parity, Reducing Stigma, and…

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Mental Health Parity Matters: The Role of Accreditation in Maintaining Compliance

Mental health parity has been the law since 2010 and the 2020 omnibus spending bill included new obligations for health plans to…

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New Parity Statute Codifies Existing Guidance, Includes New Obligations for Health Plans

Most of you know that at the end of last year Congress approved an omnibus spending bill that included funding for COVID-19 relief, as well as a…

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