Mental Health and Substance Use Disorder Parity DisclosuresSeptember 28, 2020
Federal and New York State law requires health insurers that cover mental health and substance abuse services (together, “Behavioral Health Services”) to cover those services in a way that is not less favorable than how medical/surgical services are covered. This is called “parity.” Reviews are completed to ensure the required parity measures are met.
Click here to see how Empire confirms it covers services in compliance with this law for non-quantitative treatment limits such as medical policies or clinical guidelines.
Click here to see how Empire confirms it covers services in compliance with this law for quantitative treatment limits such as limits on number of visits.