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Final MHPAEA regs include exemption formula

(AP photo/Schneider Lab, University of Pittsburgh)
(AP photo/Schneider Lab, University of Pittsburgh)

Federal regulators will make employers that want to get out of the mental health parity requirements go through a rigorous testing and documentation process.

In theory, the law lets employers get out of complying with the parity requirements if they can show complying has increased their costs at least 2 percent during the first plan year in which the requirements apply or at least 1 percent in later plan years.

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