Health Care Services and Financing

Health Insurance Parity for Alcohol-Related Treatment

Laws addressing requirements that health plans provide the same levels of benefits for alcohol-related disorders as they do for medical and surgical conditions.

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AlabamaNo Change
Alaska                           
  • Jurisdiction: Alaska
  • Effective Date of Change: 10/7/2009
  • Change: Multiple Changes
  • Details
                                         
ArizonaNo Change
Arkansas                          
  • Jurisdiction: Arkansas
  • Effective Date of Change: 7/31/2009
  • Change: Eliminated "Must Cover" or "Must Offer" mandate
  • Details
                                          
CaliforniaNo Change
Colorado                    
  • Jurisdiction: Colorado
  • Effective Date of Change: 1/1/2008
  • Change: Other provision changed
  • Details
                                                
Connecticut                                                                   
  • Jurisdiction: Connecticut
  • Effective Date of Change: 10/1/2019
  • Change: Other provision changed
  • Details
 
Delaware          
  • Jurisdiction: Delaware
  • Effective Date of Change: 7/1/2005
  • Change: Established "Must Cover" or "Must Offer" mandate
  • Details
                                                          
District of ColumbiaNo Change
FloridaNo Change
GeorgiaNo Change
Hawaii                                              
  • Jurisdiction: Hawaii
  • Effective Date of Change: 7/1/2014
  • Change: Established specific requirement(s)
  • Details
                      
IdahoNo Change
Illinois                                  
  • Jurisdiction: Illinois
  • Effective Date of Change: 8/18/2011
  • Change: Established specific requirement(s)
  • Details
                                  
IndianaNo Change
IowaNo Change
Kansas                          
  • Jurisdiction: Kansas
  • Effective Date of Change: 7/1/2009
  • Change: Established specific requirement(s)
  • Details
  • Jurisdiction: Kansas
  • Effective Date of Change: 11/1/2009
  • Change: Multiple Changes
  • Details
                                         
KentuckyNo Change
LouisianaNo Change
Maine  
  • Jurisdiction: Maine
  • Effective Date of Change: 7/1/2003
  • Change: Established specific requirement(s)
  • Details
                                                                  
Maryland                                                 
  • Jurisdiction: Maryland
  • Effective Date of Change: 5/12/2015
  • Change: Established specific requirement(s)
  • Details
                   
Massachusetts                          
  • Jurisdiction: Massachusetts
  • Effective Date of Change: 7/1/2009
  • Change: Established specific requirement(s)
  • Details
                                          
Michigan                                                      
  • Jurisdiction: Michigan
  • Effective Date of Change: 1/1/2003
  • Change: Other provision changed
  • Details
              
MinnesotaNo Change
Mississippi                                              
  • Jurisdiction: Mississippi
  • Effective Date of Change: 7/1/2014
  • Change: Eliminated specific exemption(s)
  • Details
                      
MissouriNo Change
Montana                                                            
  • Jurisdiction: Montana
  • Effective Date of Change: 1/1/2018
  • Change: Other provision changed
  • Details
        
NebraskaNo Change
Nevada                           
  • Jurisdiction: Nevada
  • Effective Date of Change: 10/1/2009
  • Change: Eliminated Must Cover' or ' Must Offer' mandate
  • Details
                                         
New HampshireNo Change
New JerseyNo Change
New MexicoNo Change
New York                                                 
  • Jurisdiction: New York
  • Effective Date of Change: 4/1/2015
  • Change: Multiple Changes
  • Details
                   
North CarolinaNo Change
North DakotaNo Change
OhioNo Change
OklahomaNo Change
Oregon                
  • Jurisdiction: Oregon
  • Effective Date of Change: 1/1/2007
  • Change: Established specific requirement(s)
  • Details
                                                    
PennsylvaniaNo Change
Rhode IslandNo Change
South Carolina                         
  • Jurisdiction: South Carolina
  • Effective Date of Change: 6/3/2009
  • Change: Multiple Changes
  • Details
                                           
South DakotaNo Change
Tennessee                                                                
  • Jurisdiction: Tennessee
  • Effective Date of Change: 1/1/2019
  • Change: Cost Exemption added
  • Details
    
TexasNo Change
UtahNo Change
VermontNo Change
VirginiaNo Change
Washington                            
  • Jurisdiction: Washington
  • Effective Date of Change: 1/1/2010
  • Change: Established specific requirement(s)
  • Details
                                        
West Virginia 
  • Jurisdiction: West Virginia
  • Effective Date of Change: 4/3/2003
  • Change: Multiple Changes
  • Details
                        
  • Jurisdiction: West Virginia
  • Effective Date of Change: 9/9/2009
  • Change: Multiple Changes
  • Details
                                          
Wisconsin                               
  • Jurisdiction: Wisconsin
  • Effective Date of Change: 12/1/2010
  • Change: Multiple Changes
  • Details
                                     
WyomingNo Change
United StatesNo Change