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New rule implements MHPAEA

Patrick Kennedy (AP photo/Stephan Savoia)
Patrick Kennedy (AP photo/Stephan Savoia)

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration today issued new regulations that spell out how it will administer the Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act of 2008 (MHPAEA).)

Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Kathleen Sebelius said the rule should put an end to discrimination faced by some mental health patients through higher out-of-pocket costs or stricter limits on hospital stays or visits to the doctor.

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