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4 Tips To Help Benefits Plans Achieve Mental Health Parity, Law360

October 20, 2020

Partner Michelle McCarthy spoke with Law360 for an article about how companies can comply with the federal Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act and similar state legislation. In the article, she discussed California's S.B. 855, which is similar to the federal legislation, and its three-part test for medical necessity. "The law establishes these detailed, uniform standards for evaluating medical necessity," Michelle said. "I think you would want to put that in your plan document to ensure you're complying with that provision."

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