New York Enacts Historic Parity Reforms 

NYSPA is extremely pleased to report that the 2019-20 New York State Budget, approved this past weekend, includes landmark provisions aimed at enhancing parity for New Yorkers suffering from mental health conditions, substance use disorders and autism spectrum disorders. These provisions, called the Behavioral Health Insurance Parity Reforms (BHIPR), represent a comprehensive overhaul of the New York Insurance Law and seek to eliminate discrimination in coverage of care and treatment for mental health conditions, substance use disorders and autism spectrum disorders. The budget provisions apply to all health insurance and health benefit plans offered in New York State, including individual plans, group plans and HMOs. 

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End of 2019 Session Report for NYSPA

Prepared by Richard Gallo & Jamie Papapetros

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Legislative Report: Update to End of Legislative Session Report

Prepared by Richard Gallo & Jamie Papapetros

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Letter to Governor in Support of S.4356/A.6186-A

AN ACT to amend the insurance law, in relation to requiring insurers to compile biannual reports on mental health and substance use disorder parity; and to repeal certain provisions of the insurance law relating thereto

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Letter to Governor in Support of S.4808/A.2904

AN ACT to amend the insurance law, in relation to prohibiting certain insurance policies from requiring prior authorization for certain medications used in the treatment of substance use disorders; and to repeal certain provisions of such law relating thereto

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