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ISSN: 1935-1232 (P)

ISSN: 1941-2010 (E)

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Abstract

Summary of the Wellstone-Domenici Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act of 2008

Author(s): American Psychological Association Practice Organization

The Paul Wellstone and Pete Domenici Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act of 2008 (The Wellstone-Domenici Parity Act), enacted into law on October 3, 2008, will end health insurance benefits inequity between mental health/substance use disorders and medical/surgical benefits for group health plans with more than 50 employees