Parity laws appear to improve access to substance use disorder treatment

From Clinical Psychiatry News, 24 October 2013: The implementation of state-based parity legislation for specialty substance use disorder treatment is associated with significant improvements in access to treatment and treatment rates, new data show. “These findings suggest that the [Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act] of 2008 and the [Affordable Care Act] of 2010 Continue reading Parity laws appear to improve access to substance use disorder treatment