Health Coverage: Mental Health & Substance Disorders

SB-855

session 2019-2020
priority Standard
Author Wiener
position Support
Letter View Letter

Would strengthen requirement on health plans and disability insurers to cover medically necessary treatment of mental health and substance use disorders (MH/SUD) under the same terms and conditions applied to other medical conditions while also establishing new requirements for medically necessary care determinations, utilization review, and banning discretionary clauses in health plan contracts.

 

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