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Budget Summary FY2014

Outside Section 190
Data Current as of:  9/11/2013




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Divison of Insurance Medicaid and Mental Health

SECTION 190.   The division of insurance and the office of Medicaid, under sections 254 and 265 of chapter 224 of the acts of 2012, shall implement regulations by October 1, 2013 that shall include: (i) a process for carriers and the office of Medicaid's programs to certify and specifically outline how the plans are compliant with the applicable federal and state mental health parity laws; (ii) a requirement that carriers notify consumers of their rights under the applicable federal and state parity laws, including their right to file a complaint or grievance with the commonwealth alleging noncompliance and the avenues to file such a complaint; and (iii) details on how the division of insurance and the office of Medicaid shall review consumer complaints and grievances alleging carrier noncompliance with applicable federal and state mental health parity laws, including timelines.