Subscribe to Free Daily Newsletters
Post a Job

Featured Jobs

Assistant Team Leader

Nova 401(k) Associates
(Houston TX / Austin TX / Dallas TX / Scottsdale AZ / Telecommute)
Plan Document ERISA Attorney

Actuarial Systems Corporation
(Sylmar CA / Telecommute)
Defined Benefits Combo Cash Balance Consultant

Loren D. Stark Company
(Houston TX / Telecommute)
Plan Document Support Specialist

Actuarial Systems Corporation
(Sylmar CA / Telecommute)
Retirement Plan Sales Territory Manager

Loren D. Stark Company
(Irving TX / Telecommute)
Client Relationship Manager

Loren D. Stark Company
(Houston TX / Telecommute)
DC Plan Administrator

San Diego Pension Consultants
(San Diego CA)
Compliance Analyst (QKA)

Newport Group
(Folsom CA / Dallas TX / Walnut Creek CA / Annapolis MD / Burlington VT / Charlotte NC / Chicago IL / Fresno CA / Moline IL / Lake Mary FL / Saint Petersburg FL / Saint Louis MO / AL / IA / MN / PA / VA / WI)
Retirement Plan Relationship Advisor

Prosperity Advisors, LLC and SS&G Wealth Management
(Akron OH)
Apprentice - Financial Services and Employee Benefits

Columbia Benefits, LLC
(Englewood CO)
DC 401(k) Plan Administrator

Gelman Pension Consulting, Inc.
(New York NY)
Senior Pension Administrator
Spectra Associates
(PA)

Free Daily News and Jobs

“BenefitsLink continues to be the most valuable resource we have at the firm.”

-- An attorney subscriber

Get the BenefitsLink app LinkedIn
Twitter
Facebook
Webcasts  >  Upcoming, by Date   |   Recorded
Conferences  >  Upcoming, by Date   |   Upcoming, by State
Combined  >  Upcoming, by Date   |   Recorded or Upcoming, by Sponsor

View More HRTrainingCenter.com Webcasts and Conferences

Mental Health And Substance Abuse: What Benefit Plan Sponsors Need To Know In Light Of DOLís Increased Mental Health Parity Enforcement

HRTrainingCenter.com

July 28, 2017
Recorded Online
Webcast

1:30 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. Eastern

Last year, the Department of Labor (DOL) stepped up enforcement of mental health parity requirements for group health plans. This represents a growing effort by the federal agency to ensure such plans align with the Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act (MHPAEA).

The DOL investigated 330 health-care plans for FY 2016 and found dozens of violations for MHPAEA non-compliance with most of the citations issued for how the plans handled non-quantitative treatment limits (NQTLs).

If your organizationís group health plan covers mental health and substance abuse disorders (MH/SUD), there are specific financial parity requirements the plans must meet concerning things like copays and deductibles. Also, parity is required concerning benefit limitations affecting the scope or duration of treatment. In total, there are six categories of benefits where parity between MH / SUD and medical / surgical coverage must be demonstrated.

Join us for an in-depth webinar designed for employers whose group health plans include MH / SUD offerings. Our presenter, a skilled employee benefits attorney, will explain the 2013 final MHPAEA rule requirements and the most common compliance trouble spots to watch out for.

Youíll learn:

  • The most common ways MHPAEA violations occur with respect to NQTLs
  • Key questions to ask, so you can evaluate whether your company is at high risk for DOL enforcement violations
  • Potentially problematic healthcare plan treatment limits, including practices that deal with:
    • Pre-authorization for chronic disorders
    • In-patient / in-network treatment for mental health issues
    • Intensive outpatient programs for substance abuse treatment
    • And more
  • When your employee assistance plan (EAP) offerings are covered under the MHPAEA, and when they arenít
  • And more

Continue by clicking on the following link:
http://hrtrainingcenter.com/showWCDetails.asp?TCID=1025120&st

© 2020 BenefitsLink.com, Inc.