APIS Change Log

The APIS website is updated from time to time to add new material, enhance functionality, and clarify or correct information already available on the site. This page lists changes made since the launch of the website on June 23, 2003. Descriptions of these changes may be accessed by selecting a date from the “View Changes” menu.

October 12, 2005

Additions and Enhancements

New Enforcement and Compliance section

A new section of the APIS Web site on Measuring Alcohol Policy Enforcement and Compliance provides downloadable resources that can assist in identifying appropriate measures of alcohol policy enforcement and compliance.

Update to 1/1/2005

The following APIS Policy Topics have been updated to 1/1/2005.

  • Health Insurance Parity for Alcohol-Related Treatment
  • Alcohol and Pregnancy: Reporting Requirements

Corrections and Clarifications

 

Policy Topic

Jurisdiction

Changes

Alcohol and Pregnancy: Reporting Requirements

Florida

Added legal provisions that contain reporting requirements pertaining to a woman’s use of alcohol during pregnancy. Fla. Stat. ch. 383.14 and Fla. Stat. ch. 39.201. Based on these legal provisions, added check marks in the Who Reports columns for Law Enforcement and Other. Also added a check mark for Refer to Child Welfare under Purpose of Reporting.

Alcohol and Pregnancy: Reporting Requirements

Massachusetts

Added check marks in the Who Reports columns for Law Enforcement, Health Care/Social Worker, and Other because these individuals are required to notify the Department of Social Services that a child has been determined to be physically dependent upon an addictive drug at birth.

Alcohol and Pregnancy: Reporting Requirements

North Dakota

Added check marks in the Who Reports columns for Law Enforcement and Other.

Alcohol and Pregnancy: Reporting Requirements

South Dakota

Added a check mark in the Who Reports columns for Other.

Health Insurance Parity for Alcohol-Related Treatment

Mississippi

Added check mark for Co-ins & Co-pays in the Parity Required section of the comparison table. Also amended Jurisdiction Note to indicate that this requirement applies only to inpatient treatment.

Health Insurance Parity for Alcohol-Related Treatment

South Dakota

Added check marks for Deductibles, Co-ins & Co-pays, and Financial Limits in the Parity Required section of the comparison table. Also added Jurisdiction Note indicating that South Dakota's Must Offer mandate, as well as its alcohol-related parity requirements, apply only to inpatient treatment.