Mental Health and Substance Use Disorder Parity

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Protection of mental health and substance use disorder benefits

The Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act (MHPAEA) prohibits health plans from imposing barriers on access to mental health or substance use disorder benefits that don't apply to medical and surgical benefits. Learn about your legal rights, the information your health plan must give you, and how to appeal a denied benefit claim.

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