3901.90 Education on mental health and addiction services insurance parity.

The superintendent of insurance, in consultation with the director of mental health and addiction services, shall develop consumer and payer education on mental health and addiction services insurance parity and establish and promote a consumer hotline to collect information and help consumers understand and access their insurance benefits.

The department of insurance and the department of mental health and addiction services shall jointly report annually on the department's efforts, which shall include information on consumer and payer outreach activities and identification of trends and barriers to access and coverage in this state. The departments shall submit the report to the general assembly, the joint medicaid oversight committee, and the governor, not later than the thirtieth day of January of each year.


Added by 132nd General Assembly File No. TBD, HB 49, §101.01, eff. 9/29/2017.