Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act (MHPAEA)

Jan 30, 2020
The American Hospital Association’s 2020 public policy advocacy agenda seeks to continue to positively influence the public policy environment for patients, communities and the health care field. We will work hand in hand with our members; the state, regional and metropolitan hospital associations…
Dec 19, 2019
The AHA participated today in a White House summit on transforming mental health treatment to combat homelessness, violence and substance abuse.
Dec 19, 2019
A federal appeals court Dec. 18 ruled the Affordable Care Act’s individual mandate is unconstitutional, but it did not invalidate the entire law. The Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals sent the case back to the district court in Texas for the judge to “conduct a more searching inquiry” into which of…
Apr 25, 2018
The Department of Health and Human Services this week released a plan to better coordinate federal and state efforts to enforce parity requirements under the Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act and other federal laws.
Oct 17, 2017
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services recently published frequently asked questions on the implementation of its final rule applying certain provisions of the Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act of 2008 to Medicaid managed care organizations, Medicaid alternative…
Mar 30, 2016
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) yesterday issued a final rule applying certain provisions of the Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act (MHPAEA) of 2008 to Medicaid managed care organizations, Medicaid alternative benefit plans (ABPs) and the Children's Health…