Politico September 17, 2023
By Ben Leonard

The administration says insurance companies are using loopholes to deny mental health care. Insurers say that’s not the case.

The Biden administration is going after health insurers for flouting a federal law requiring them to provide mental health care on the same terms as other care.

The administration has proposed new rules it says will make the insurers comply and it’s threatening big fines if they don’t. Insurers are pleading innocent and, backed by some of America’s biggest companies, claiming the Biden administration plan could make an intractable problem worse.


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Topics: Congress / White House, Govt Agencies, Insurance, Mental Health, Patient / Consumer, Provider
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