parity http://ripr.org en Feds Finalize Mental Health Parity Rules; State Implications Under Review http://ripr.org/post/feds-finalize-mental-health-parity-rules-state-implications-under-review <p>Most health insurance plans must now cover mental health and addiction treatment the same way they cover medical benefits. A trio of federal agencies has issued the final rule on how to implement the Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act of 2008. Former congressman Patrick Kennedy says the act he co-sponsored is only a beginning for better mental health treatment.</p> Fri, 08 Nov 2013 21:36:48 +0000 Kristin Gourlay 24539 at http://ripr.org