- The Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act (MHPAEA) of 2008 requires health insurers and group health plans to provide the same level of benefits for mental and/or substance use treatment and services that they do for medical/surgical care.
Mental Health and Addiction Insurance Help
This tool helps consumers find the correct resource to solve Mental Health and Substance Use Disorder insurance coverage issues.
Medication-Assisted Treatment and Counseling: Insurance and Payments
Learn how buprenorphine and other medications used in medication-assisted treatment are covered under Medicare, Medicaid, and other forms of health insurance.
Medicaid Fact Sheet: Mental Health and Substance Use Disorder Parity Final Rule for Medicaid and CHIP
Fact sheet describes the rule that requires all beneficiaries who receive services through managed care organizations, alternative benefit plans, or CHIP be provided access to mental health and substance use disorder benefits that comply with parity standards.