Federal health care reform will have deep and long-lasting impacts on all aspects of health care, and particularly for health plans. It is vital that all involved take the time to understand how the new laws, along with federal and state implementation of those laws, will affect their business, their health care and their finances.
The links here, along with occasional special reports prepared by MAHP, will help MAHP members, policy makers, health care providers and others have access to the best information available about this important development in health care in Michigan and around the nation.
Kaiser Health News - High Court Upholds Health Law Subsidies
The following link to US Department of Labor documents regarding key issues on how the ACA affects mental health services:
- Final Regulation
- FAQs about ACA Implementation Part XVII and Mental Health Parity Implementation
- U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' Study: Consistency of Large Employer and Group Health Plan Benefits with Requirements of the Paul Wellstone and Pete Domenici Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act of 2008
- Press Release
Read the Supreme Court's majority and dissenting opinions on the Affordable Care Act