Fact Sheet: Mental Health Parity Compliance in Medicaid

Executive Summary

Federal laws enacted by Congress mandate that health insurers provide care and treatment of mental health conditions and substance use disorders on par with the treatment and services provided for other health care conditions. In this fact sheet. NHeLP Senior Attorneys Elizabeth Edwards and Abigail Coursolle explain how these laws apply to Medicaid and the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP).

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