FAQs about Affordable Care Act Implementation (Part XVIII) and Mental Health Parity Implementation

Additional Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) regarding implementation of the market 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 2008 (MHPAEA), as amended by the Affordable Care Act have been released. These FAQs have been prepared jointly by the Departments of Labor, Health and Human Services (HHS), and the Treasury (collectively, the Departments). Like previously issued FAQs, these FAQs answer questions from stakeholders to help people understand the law and benefit from it, as intended. To view a copy of the FAQs click here

Topics included in the FAQs include coverage of preventive services, limitation on cost-sharing, expatriate health plans, wellness programs, fixed indemnity insurance, and the Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act of 2008. 

For more information, please refer to the article in our January issue of Integra Insights.