Section 5119.89 | Consumer and payer education on mental health and addiction services insurance parity; hotline.
The director of mental health and addiction services shall consult with the superintendent of insurance as required by section 3901.90 of the Revised Code to 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 mental health and addiction services and the department of insurance shall jointly report annually on the departments' 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.
Available Versions of this Section
- September 29, 2017 – Enacted by House Bill 49, 132nd General Assembly [ View September 29, 2017 Version ]