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ERIC lobbies Congress to ease fines for mental health parity violations

Posted On: Sep. 29, 2022 10:07 AM CST

Employer benefits advocate The ERISA Industry Committee wrote a letter to the U.S. House of Representatives decrying legislation that would impose fines on insurers who don't follow mental health pay parity requirements, reports Healthcare Finance. The legislation in question, the Mental Health Matters Act, would allow the Department of Labor, or a plan member, to sue a group health plan or issuer for not covering mental health benefits, or to ensure the re-adjudication of claims and payment of benefits.