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Insurance Companies Continue to Discriminate Against Mental Health Treatment Despite Parity Laws

| Jun 10, 2019 | Disability Insurance Law Blog |

NPR recently published the web article, ‘Mental Health Parity’ Is Still An Elusive Goal In U.S. Insurance Coverage, written by Graison Dangor. https://www.npr.org/sections/health-shots/2019/06/07/730404539/mental-health-parity-is-still-an-elusive-goal-in-u-s-insurance-coverage.

The article discusses how insurance companies continue to evade the mental health parity requirements by employing restrictive medical necessity criteria for treatment. It is a compelling analysis of the insurance claims process, providing both the prospective of treatment providers and insurance company claim representatives.

The insurance claims process can be frustrating and confusing. Insurance claim denials for mental health treatment can often be emotionally and financially devastating. Even worse, it may also be life threatening. If you have a question about a health insurance claim, please contact us (www.dilawgroup.com | 866-363-3628).

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