On December 27, 2020, the Consolidated Appropriations Act was signed into law. This law requires plans, including Medicaid managed care organizations (MCOs), Individual, Small Group, Large Group, to perform comparative analysis on the design and application of non-quantitative treatment limits (NQTLs) on mental health or substance use disorder benefits. In addition, state and federal regulators can now request this information at any time.

Read more about these updates in our Wakely Brief.

Mental Health Parity Updates