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Second Circuit Reinstates Mental Health Parity Case Against UnitedHealth

CMS Releases Medicare Part B Supplier Billing and Payment Data
In late August the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit reinstated a lawsuit by a physician association against a third-party plan administrator. The case against UnitedHealth Group and related entities (United) had been dismissed by the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York. The appellate opinion is significant both because it … Continue reading this entry

CMS Proposes Expansion of Medicaid Mental Health Parity Requirements

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (“CMS”) issued a proposed rule, on April 10, 2015, addressing the application of the Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act of 2008 (“MHPAEA”) to the Medicaid and CHIP programs. The MHPAEA requires certain health insurance products, including coverage in the commercial group insurance market and ERISA plans, to … Continue reading this entry