on - Session - 129th Maine Legislature
Resolve, To Determine Compliance with Federal and State Mental Health Parity Laws
Sec. 1. Determination of compliance with federal and state mental health parity laws. Resolved: That the Superintendent of Insurance shall determine the compliance of health insurance carriers in this State with the federal Paul Wellstone and Pete Domenici Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act of 2008 and the Maine Revised Statutes, Title 24, sections 2325-A and 2329 and Title 24-A, sections 2749-C, 2842, 2843 and 4234-A. To determine compliance as required by this section, the superintendent may authorize a market conduct examination or use a survey tool to assess compliance.
Sec. 2. Report. Resolved: That, no later than January 30, 2020, the Superintendent of Insurance shall submit a report to the Joint Standing Committee on Health Coverage, Insurance and Financial Services with the results of the compliance assessment required in section 1 including any recommendations.
Sec. 3. Legislation. Resolved: That the Joint Standing Committee on Health Coverage, Insurance and Financial Services may report out a bill to the Second Regular Session of the 129th Legislature based on the report provided in accordance with section 2.
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