Current Advocacy Issues:
See also MPS Newsletter articles and Legislative Updates under the Mental Notes tab
- The Affordable Care Act Implementaion in Michigan
The Affordable Care Act required all health plans to follow the federal Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act in 2014--to provide parity for mental health benefits. MPS provided comments to Michigan's Office of Insurance Regulation to advocate that the federally required benchmark plan for Michigan must require a comprehensive mental health benefit to meet the full definition of parity in the federal law.