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Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act (MHPAEA) (B) Working Group

2022 Membership

2022 Adopted Charges:

The Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act (MHPAEA) (B) Working Group will:

  1. Monitor, report and analyze developments related to the federal Paul Wellstone and Pete Domenici (MHPAEA) of 2008, and make recommendations regarding NAIC strategy and policy with respect to those developments.
  2. Monitor, facilitate and coordinate best practices with the states, the DOL and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) related to the MHPAEA.
  3. Monitor, facilitate and coordinate with the states and the DOL regarding compliance and enforcement efforts regarding the ACA that relate to MHPAEA.
  4. Provide supplemental resources to support documentation and reporting in the MHPAEA chapter of the NAIC Market Regulation Handbook.
  5. Coordinate with and provide input to Market Regulation and Consumer Affairs (D) Committee groups, as necessary, regarding mental health parity market conduct examinations.

2021/2022 Adopted Charges from the Special (EX) Committee on Race and Insurance

The Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act (MHPAEA) (B) Working Group will:

  1. Develop model educational material for state departments of insurance (DOIs) and research disparities in and interplay between mental health parity and access to culturally competent care for people of color and/or historically underrepresented groups. 
Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act (MHPAEA) (B) Working Group

2022 Fall National Meeting
Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act (MHPAEA) (B) Working Group
Wednesday, December 14, 2022
2:00 PM - 2:45 PM ET

Tampa Bay Ballroom 1 - 4 - Level 4 - JW Marriott

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Joe Touschner
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Brian R. Webb
Manager, Health Policy & Legislation
202-471-3978

Please see the current Committee List for a complete list of committee members.