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The Costs and effects of parity for mental health and substance abuse insurance benefits

The Costs and effects of parity for mental health and substance abuse insurance benefits

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Published by U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services, Public Health Service, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration in Rockville, MD .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Substance abuse -- Treatment -- United States -- Costs.,
  • Mental health services -- United States -- Costs.,
  • Health insurance -- United States.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesInsurance benefits, the costs and effects of parity for mental health and substance abuse insurance benefits
    StatementMerrile Sing ... [et al.]
    SeriesDHHS publication -- no. (SMA) 98-3205
    ContributionsSing, Merrile., United States. Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration., Center for Substance Abuse Treatment (U.S.), Center for Mental Health Services (U.S.)
    The Physical Object
    Pagination1 v. (various pagings) ;
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22932958M


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Costs and Effects of Parity for Mental Health and Substance Abuse Insurance Benefits. NCJ Number. Opinions differ as to the costs and effects of such parity mandates.

This study determined the characteristics of State parity laws, conducted case studies of five States with such laws, analyzed previous actuarial estimates of the. The costs and effects of parity for mental health and substance abuse insurance benefits (SuDoc HE P 21) [U.

Dept of Health and Human Services] on FREE shipping on qualifying offers. The costs and effects of parity for mental health and substance abuse insurance benefits (SuDoc HE P 21). : Costs and Effects of Parity for Mental Health and Substance Abuse Insurance Benefits (): Sing, Merrile: Books.

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You can read all your books for as long as a month for FREE and will get the latest Books Notifications. The Costs and Effects of Parity for Mental Health and Substance Abuse Insurance Benefits. DHHS Publication Rockville, MD: Center for Mental Health Services, SAMHSA, 4.

Sturm R. How Expensive Is Unlimited Mental Health Care Coverage Under Managed Care. Journal of the American Medical Association ;(18) by: 1. While research evaluating mental health parity mandates undoubtedly helped pave the way for passage of comprehensive federal parity legislation last year, little research has been conducted on the effects of parity mandates for substance use treatment benefits (7, 8).

Inunder Presidential order, the Federal Employees Health Benefits Cited by: Sing M, Hill SC, Smolkin S, et al: The Costs and Effects of Parity for Mental Health and Substance Abuse Insurance Benefits.

DHHS pub SMA Rockville, Md, Substance Abuse and Mental Health. At the White House Conference on Mental Health held on June 7,President Clinton directed OPM to achieve mental health and substance abuse parity in the FEHB Program by contract year Achieving parity means that your Plan's coverage for mental health and substance abuse must be identical with regard to traditional medical care.

Costs of substance abuse to the Nation and to States Cost savings that could be gained if effective prevention policies, programs, and services were implemented nationwide Programs and policies that are most cost beneficial Costs of Substance Abuse Studies have The Costs and effects of parity for mental health and substance abuse insurance benefits book the annual cost of substance abuse to the Nation to be billion in.

Department of Health and Human Services Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration 4 To learn more about financial requirements, treatment limits, and other MHSU parity issues go to the Frequently Asked Questions for Employees about the Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act on the U.

Department of Labor website. Background: Health insurance plans have historically limited the benefits for mental health and substance abuse (MHSA) services compared to benefits for physical health services. In recent years, legislative and policy initiatives in the U. have been taken to expand MHSA health insurance benefits and achieve parity with physical health benefits.

If a group health plan or group or individual health insurance coverage provides either mental health or substance use disorder benefits, in addition to medicalsurgical benefits, the plan may be subject to the MHSUD parity provisions.

However, retiree-only group health plans, self-insured non-Federal. Full mental health and substance abuse parity for children, within the context of managed care, can achieve equivalence of benefits in health insurance. Author(s): Sing,Merrile; United States. Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration.

; Center for Substance Abuse Treatment (U. ); Center for Mental Health Services (U. ) Title(s): The costs and effects of parity for mental health and substance abuse insurance benefits Merrile Sing.

for mental health and substance abuse as they do for medical illnesses. This measure is under consideration. III. STUDIES ON THE COSTS OF PROVIDING MENTAL HEALTH BENEFITS The cost of paying for health insurance parity for mental illness has been the topic of much debate on both the national and state level.

Sing M, Hill S, Smolkin S, Heiser N: The Costs and Effects of Parity for Mental Health and Substance Abuse Insurance Benefits.

DHHS Publication Rockville, MD: Center for Mental Health Services, SAMHSA, 4. Sturm R, How Expensive Is Unlimited Mental Health Care Coverage Under Managed Care?Author: Roland Sturm. For many individuals needing mental health or substance use disorder treatment, an insurers flawed criteria or guidelines can mean the difference between life and death.

including insurance. Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act of and the 21 st Century Cur es Act. Generally, MHPAEA requires that the financial requirements and treatment limitations imposed on mental health and substance use disorder (MHSUD) benefits cannot be more restrictive than.

Costs And Effects Of Parity For Mental Health And Substance Abuse Insurance Benefits|Merrile Sing, Structures (Exploring Technology)|Malcolm Dixon, The American Journal of Science, Vol. 23 (Classic Reprint)|Edward S. Dana, Shadowrun: v. 8 (Roc)|Marc Gascoigne10(). The costs of parity mandates for mental health and substance abuse insurance benefits.

Psychiatric Services, 52(4), Sing, M.Hill, S. Smolkin, S. Heiser, N. The costs and effects of parity for mental health and substance abuse insurance benefits. Rockville, MD: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration.

To improve insurance coverage of mental health and substance-abuse services, the Federal Employees Health Benefits (FEHB) Program offered mental health and substance-abuse benefits on a. The Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act (MHPAEA) of requires health insurers and group health plans to provide the same level of benefits for mental andor substance use treatment and services that they do for medicalsurgical care.

MHPAEA was expanded to ensure that qualified plans offered on the Health Insurance Marketplace cover many behavioral health. The Journal of Mental Health Policy and Economics J Ment Health Policy Econ18, () Legislations and Policies to Expand Mental Health and Substance Abuse Benefits in Health Insurance Plans: A Community Guide Systematic Economic Review Verughese Jacob,1 Shuli Qu,2 Sajal Chattopadhyay,3 Theresa Ann Sipe,4 John A.

Knopf,5 Ron Z. Goetzel,6. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: To address the discrepancies in coverage between mental other illnesses, Congress passed the Mental Health Parity Act of It prohibits employers from imposing annual or lifetime dollar limits on mental health coverage that are more restrictive than those imposed on medical surgical coverage.

Marketplace plans must provide certain "parity" protections between mental health and substance abuse benefits on the one hand, and medical and surgical benefits on the other. This generally means limits applied to mental health and substance abuse services cant be more restrictive than limits applied to medical and surgical services.

Fixed effects specifications indicate that mandating comprehensive parity for mental health and SA disorders raises the probability that a treatment admission is privately insured, lowering costs for the individual. Despite some crowdout of charity care for private insurance, mandates reduce the uninsured probability by a net percentage.

and surgical benefits and mental health and substance abuse benefits, the financial requirements and treat- patient visits typical of health insurance plans before parity.

Simulations including its costs, its effect on access, and its impact on the benefits offered by employers. A number of. Costs may also be shifted to the criminal justice system, which deals predominately with individuals with addiction disorders and substance abuse problems.

NAADAC's Perspective on Behavioral Health Parity. NAADAC supports mental health and substance abuse parity legislation at. Background Health insurance plans have historically limited the benefits for mental health and substance abuse (MHSA) services compared to benefits for physical health services.

In recent years, legislative and policy initiatives in the U. have been taken to expand MHSA health insurance benefits and achieve parity with physical health by:   The Mental Health Parity Challenge.

Andie Burjek. 12 September Its been a decade since the Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act went into effect, with the goal that insurers and health plans offer mental health and substance abuse benefits comparable to coverage of medical and surgical care.

Despite progress made since the law. 1. Mental Health Parity Act, PL (). The Interim Final Rules (IFR) On February 2, the Departments of Labor, Treasury and Health and Human Services published Interim Final Rules (IFR) in the Federal Register.

2 The IFR and the accompanying guidance were meant to help consumers, self-insured employers, insurers, health plans and managed behavioral health. "Substance-abuse treatment and mortality," Journal of Public Economics, Elsevier, vol. (C), pages Ioana Popovici Johanna Catherine Maclean Michael T.

French, "Health Insurance and Traffic Fatalities: The Effects of Substance Use Disorder Parity Laws," NBER Working PapersNational Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.   The passage of the Mental Health Parity Act ofwhich took effect Jan. 1,came amid dire warnings from edgy business groups that it would cause exorbitant cost increases in health insurance premiums or prompt a dramatic reduction of medical and surgical benefits.

But a recently released report emphasized the affordability of mental health insurance coverage. Before the parity policy, FEHB plans offered mental health benefits with coverage limits that resembled other plans in the private health insurance market.

6 As reported in Mental Health, United States,the following data obtained from the FEHB plan brochures provide average benefit information for the subset of health plans (   Two years later, the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration lowered the estimate for all plans to.

In Junethe National Advisory Mental Health Council told Congress that a study by the Hay Group, a health care consultant, found the cost to be for fee-for-service and all other plans.

selection, where high cost enrollees with a history of mental health use are more likely to enroll when health plans provide more gener ous coverage. 9,6 Studies on state mental health parity laws have found mixed evidence as to whether these laws changed access, utilizatio n, and costs for priva te group health insurance plans, 11,12,13,   He and McGuire are writing a book on mental healthsubstance abuse finance reform as a result of their joint Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Investigator Award in Health Policy.

Treatment is highly costeffective in reducing an individual's substance abuse (SA) and associated harms. However, data from Treatment Episodes (TEDS).

Although the Paul Wellstone and Pete Domenici Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act of (Parity Act) increased access to mental health and substance use services in hospitals, according to new research from the Health Care Cost Institute, individuals continued to pay more out of pocket for substance use admissions than for other types of hospital admissions.

As explained in FAQs P a plan cannot impose a NQTL with respect to mental health or substance abuse benefits “unless, under the .Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration: planning for program changes and future workforce needs is incomplete ; report to the chairman, Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions, U.S.

Senate by United States () 1 edition published in in English and held by WorldCat member libraries worldwide.Ciemins EL. The effect of mental health parity on children's mental health and substance abuse service utilization in Massachusetts.

University of California, Berkley, Fall ; pages. Dave DP, Mukerjee SP. Mental health parity legislation, cost-sharing and substance-abuse treatment admissions.

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