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The Paul Wellstone Mental Health and Addiction Equity Act of 2007

United States. Congress. House. Committee on Energy and Commerce. Subcommittee on Health

The Paul Wellstone Mental Health and Addiction Equity Act of 2007

hearing before the Subcommittee on Health of the Committee on Energy and Commerce, House of Representatives, One Hundred Tenth Congress, first session. on H.R. 1424, June 15, 2007.

by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Energy and Commerce. Subcommittee on Health

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Published by U.S. G.P.O., For sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S. G.P.O. in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Mental health insurance -- Law and legislation -- United States.,
  • Discrimination in insurance -- Law and legislation -- United States.

  • Classifications
    LC ClassificationsKF27 .E553 2007r
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvi, 101 p. ;
    Number of Pages101
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23086394M
    ISBN 100160824915
    ISBN 109780160824913
    LC Control Number2009376106

    The Paul Wellstone and Pete Domenici Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act of (MHPAEA) was enacted on October 3, as sections and of the Tax Extenders and Alternative Minimum Tax Relief Act of (Division C of Pub. L. ). [47] Because Paul Wellstone's brother had suffered from mental illness, Wellstone had fought for changes in mental health and insurance laws when he reached the Senate. [47] On March 5, the House of Representatives passed H.R. , the Paul Wellstone Mental Health and Addiction Equity Act of , by a vote of The Paul Wellstone and Pete Domenici Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act (MHPAEA) was passed in to end discriminatory health care practices against . On March 9, , Rhode Island Representative Patrick Kennedy introduced HR At the time it was to be known as the Paul Wellstone Mental Health and Addiction Equity Act of The bill contained five small sections intending to ensure equal coverage and treatment for mental health issues under insurance claims.


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The Paul Wellstone Mental Health and Addiction Equity Act of 2007 by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Energy and Commerce. Subcommittee on Health Download PDF EPUB FB2

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A hearing was held on the Paul Wellstone Mental Health and Addiction Equity Act, which would require health insurance companies to put mental illnesses on equal footing with physical ailments.

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) (including cost estimate of the Congressional Budget Office). The Paul Wellstone Mental Health and Addiction Equity Act of hearing before the Subcommittee on Health of the Committee on Energy and Commerce, House of Representatives, One Hundred Tenth Congress, first session.

on H.R.June 15, Oct 11,  · Howard Goldman talked about the Paul Wellstone and Pete Domenici Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act ofwhich was signed into law the previous week.

The law requires most employers. The Senate passed the Mental Health Parity Act ofS.unanimously on September 18,and the House on March 5th passed the Paul Wellstone Mental Health and Addiction Equity Act, H.R. The measures had common elements, while differing on a few issues.

According to the Associated Press, the House on March 5, passed H.R. the “Paul Wellstone Mental Health and Addiction Equity Act of ” by a vote of It was sponsored by Reps. Patrick Kennedy D- R.I., a recovering alcoholic and drug abuser and Author: Chuck Angier. Consistency of Large Employer and Group Health Plan Benefits with Requirements of the Paul Wellstone and Pete Domenici Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act of Non-Quantitative Treatment Limitation Assessment Results.

11/01/ Oct 24,  · The second bill, passed in his memory in — the Paul Wellstone and Pete Domenici Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act — thanks to Author: Sue Abderholden. Oct 04,  · On March 9,Rhode Island Representative Patrick Kennedy introduced HR At the time it was to be known as the Paul Wellstone Mental Health and Addiction Equity Act of Author: Jeffrey Snider.

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Summary of “The Paul Wellstone and Pete Domenici Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act of ” Purpose. The Mental Health Parity Act of will end health insurance benefits inequity between mental health/substance use disorders and medical/surgical benefits for group health plans with more than 50 employees.

Tell Congress to support and co-sponsor the Paul Wellstone Equity Act and Mental Health Parity Act. Fact Sheet: Paul Wellstone and Pete Domenici Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act of Mental Health Parity Home Tell Us Your Parity Story Equity coverage will apply to all financial requirements, including deductibles.

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 par with the. U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Study: Consistency of Large Employer and Group Health Plan Benefits with Requirements of the Paul Wellstone and Pete Domenici Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act ofavailable at.

Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act of Dear Mr. Lebowitz: The members of the Parity Implementation Coalition (“the Coalition”) are pleased to comment on the Request for Information regarding the Paul Wellstone and Pete Domenici Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act of (MHPAEA or “the Act).

Summary of The Paul Wellstone and Pete Domenici Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act of The Mental Health Parity Act of will end health insurance benefits inequity between mental health/substance use disorders and medical/surgical benefits for insured & self-insured group health plans with more than 50 employees.

When. Nov 01,  · Led by Senator Domenici, a powerful Republican, Congress eventually found bipartisan support for the Paul Wellstone and Pete Domenici Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act ofwhich took effect for health plan years beginning on or after July 1, Cited by: 8.

The Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act (MHPAEA) of changed the landscape of mental health and substance use disorder coverage in the United States. The MHPAEA's comprehensiveness compared with past parity laws, including its extension of parity to plan management strategies, the so-called nonquantitative treatment limitations (NQTL), led to significant improvements in mental.

Subtitle B—Paul Wellstone and Pete Domenici Mental Health Parity and Ad-diction Equity Act of SEC. SHORT TITLE. This subtitle may be cited as the ‘‘Paul Wellstone and Pete Domenici Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act of ’’. SEC. MENTAL HEALTH PARITY. (a) AMENDMENTS TO ERISA.—Section of the Employee.

The Paul Wellstone and Pete Domenici Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act of (commonly referred to as the Mental Health Parity Act), which takes effect during annual plan renewals. The Paul Wellstone and Pete Domenici MHPAEA of (MHPAEA) was enacted on October 3, Interim final regulations were posted in the Federal Register on February 2,and clarifying guidance was released on July 1, The MHPAEA prohibits group health plans providing MH/SUD benefits from imposing more restrictive financial.

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Wellstone P, Domenici P. Paul Wellstone and Cited by: 7. Mar 06,  · U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi speaks Wednesday during a rally for the Wellstone Mental Health and Addiction Equity Act outside the U.S.

Capitol. Oct 10,  · When Congress approved the $ billion rescue plan, it also passed one of the most significant mental-health bills in U.S. history — the Paul Wellstone and Pete Domenici Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act of It requires group insurance plans to cover mental illnesses the same way as physical ones (no more higher co-pays, deductibles and limits on hospital stays).

reform provisions of the Affordable Care Act, as well as FAQs regarding implementation of the Paul Wellstone and Pete Domenici Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act of (MHPAEA). These FAQs have been prepared jointly by the Departments of Health and Human Services (HHS), Labor and the Treasury (the Departments).

McDaid served as a strategist and advisor to the Parity NOW Coalition, which was influential in passage of the “Paul Wellstone and Pete Domenici Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act.” This landmark legislation requires insurers to treat addiction.

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On July 10,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. The Paul Wellstone and Pete Domenici Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act of A Summary of the Final Rules: What you need to know Background Th e Mental Health Parity Act, as amended by the Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act of (MHPAEA), requires parity between mental health or.

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This week, a House subcommittee chaired by Rep. Rob Andrews, New Jersey Democrat, heard testimony regarding the Paul Wellstone Mental Health and Addiction Equity Act (H.R. ), which ensures that mental health and addiction patients are treated.

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AN ACT CONCERNING MENTAL AND BEHAVIORAL HEALTH PARITY. To require health insurance coverage for certain screenings for mental or nervous conditions, expand reporting requirements concerning the all-payer claims database and mental and behavioral health, modify the Consumer Report Card on Health Insurance Carriers in Connecticut and require health carriers to comply with the Paul .The Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act and the Affordable Care Act: Implications for Coverage of Tobacco Cessation Benefits Two federal laws expand health insurance coverage for substance use disorders: the Paul Wellstone and Pete Domenici Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act (MHPAEA)1 and the Affordable Care Act.must be an essential component of health care coverage.

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