Parity: Now an "Essential" Health Benefit
People living with mental health conditions and their families are preparing for major changes in health care benefits. The long-awaited U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) proposed essential health benefits (EHB) rule guiding coverage in individual, small-group and health insurance exchange plans was published on Monday, Nov. 26, 2012 in the Federal Register. Public comments will be accepted for the next 30 days. Read Full Article.