This publication provides an overview of federal disclosure laws affecting private-sector, employer sponsored group health plans and health insurers. This document is not a comprehensive description of these laws and should not be considered legal advice.
This brochure gives an overview of the Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act of 2008. It lists some of the common limits placed on mental health and substance use disorder benefits and services.
Lists questions consumers can ask themselves to help them decide whether to seek help for a substance abuse problem, a mental health issue, or both. Urges those who answered "yes" to any of the questions to seek help and lists resources for more information.
This handbook reviews Medicaid and its role in financing services and treatment for mental illness and substance use disorders. It discusses services included in state Medicaid plans and other factors related to Medicaid, such as reimbursement.
This report summarizes a program evaluation of a federally funded, state-based system to protect patient rights of those with significant mental health issues. It reviews the program goals, presents significant findings, and discusses their impact on outcomes for patients.
This toolkit is for practitioners living with a mental illness who wish to own and operate mental health services. The toolkit provides guidance based on evidence-base practices, and includes a brochure, presentation, and introductory video.