H.R. 8881: Mental Health Transparency Act

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Date of Report

Mon November 21st, 2022

Legislation Details

117th Congress

To amend the Public Health Service Act, the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974, and the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to require group health plans and health insurance issuers offering group or individual health insurance coverage to disclose the percentage of in-network participation for certain provider types, and for other purposes.

Sponsor: Rep. Steven Horsford — D — NV

Requires private health insurance plans to publish information about the number and percentage of behavioral health care and substance use disorder treatment providers located in the service area of the plan that are in-network. Additionally, the Department of Health and Human Services must establish designations to reflect the breadth of in-network coverage for each type of provider in a service area.

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