Category Archives: Stay Informed

Provider Groups Allege Anthem Blue Cross/Blue Shield of Connecticut Violates Federal Parity Law

As written in Psych Today, the Connecticut Psychiatric Society, the American Psychiatric Society, and the Medical Society of Connecticut allege that Anthem Blue Cross/Blue Shield of Connecticut is violating the federal parity and other laws with new reimbursement procedures for … Continue reading

Class Action Suit Filed Against United Healthcare Alleging Parity Violation

Pomerantz Law Firm Has Filed a Class Action Against UnitedHealth Group, Inc. for Violations of Federal and State Mental Health Parity Laws – UNH March 12, 2013 15:20 | Source: Pomerantz Grossman Hufford Dahlstrom & Gross LLP NEW YORK, March … Continue reading

Without Full Parity Those With Mental Ilness Continue to be Denied

Olivia LeVecchia from City Pages gives a great history of the federal parity law and describes the need for final rule and full enforcement of the current law. Individual examples are given for those who aren’t able to access care. … Continue reading

Parity Webcast

On January 16, 2013- Maryland Parity Project Director was pleased to join with students at the University of Maryland King Carey School of Law Drug Policy Clinic to present a 90 minute webcast on the federal parity law. The webcast, … Continue reading

Montgomery County Government Complies With Parity

On February 12, 2013 Montgomery County Government released a memo stating their intention to have all county government employee health plans comply with the federal mental health parity law. Now Montgomery County Public Schools, Montgomery County Community College, and Montgomery … Continue reading