Many of these tragedies could be prevented with treatment.
The Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act, which was passed in 2008, prohibits discriminatory insurance coverage for those with mental health and substance use disorders.
Unfortunately, insurers are not complying with the law and enforcement has been inadequate, leaving millions of Americans at risk.
Parity at 10 seeks to ensure that insurance carriers and state Medicaid programs comply with the law so that consumers can access the evidence-based health care they need and are entitled by law to receive.
Too many insurers do not comply with the law that requires equality in insurance coverage for mental health and substance use disorder treatment. Learn more.
Parity at 10 unites local and national advocates to end illegal, discriminatory insurance policies. Learn more.
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