Wednesday, February 16, 2011

Mental Health Parity is Still Confusing

Still trying to understand Mental Health Parity? Me too. These might help:

Free Webinars for Consumers: The Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act (MHPAEA)

SAMHSA's Partners for Recovery Initiative invites you to two free webinars on the new Federal parity law.

Parity 101 | February 17, 2011 | 1 to 2 p.m. Eastern Time

The webinar will provide a general overview of MHPAEA and the recently released Interim Final Rule. The webinar, which is directed to consumers, will be presented by health policy experts from the Legal Action Center.

Register for Parity 101 Webinar

Parity 201 | March 10, 2011 | 1 to 2 p.m. Eastern Time

The webinar, designed for states and providers, includes a detailed discussion about implementation of MHPAEA. This discussion will provide details on state-level implementation efforts, interplay between the Federal parity law and state parity laws, and anticipated additional pieces of regulatory guidance.

Register for Parity 201 Webinar

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