Category Archives: Stay Informed

The Basic Health Plan Proposed

The Department of Health and Human Services recently released a notice of proposed rulemaking for the Basic Health Program (BHP). The BHP gives states the opportunity to offer an alternative program for lower-income individuals who have incomes just above the … Continue reading

Consumer Sues for Violation of California Parity Law

Shelby Oppel was denied coverage by Anthem Blue Cross for her severe mental illness, bulimia nervosa. Oppel is currently leading a class action suit for violating the California Mental Health Parity Act of 1999 along with policyholders who were also … Continue reading

Government Officials Push for Parity

Starting January 2014, 390,000 New Jersey school employees will be granted more health plan options, thanks to the School Employees Health Benefit Program Plan Design Committee. Employees, along with their dependents, will have the same amount of coverage for non-biologically-based … Continue reading