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The Mental Health Parity Act
What types of limits on mental health benefits can my group health plan impose?
What federal laws govern mental health benefits under health insurance plans?
What is the Mental Health Parity Act?
What are my rights under the Mental Health Parity Act?
What types of health insurance plans have to comply with the Mental Health Parity Act?
Describes the federal Mental Health Parity Act and its effect on mental health benefits under group health plans. Also explains which group health plans have to comply with the act. Includes answers to commonly asked questions, one of which explains that some health plans may be subject to the federal act or similar state laws instead of the federal act. Includes links to the act itself and some related regulations.