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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AK                           
  • Jurisdiction: Alaska
  • Effective Date of Change: 10/7/2009
  • Change: Multiple Changes
  • Details
                                 
ALNo Change
AR                          
  • Jurisdiction: Arkansas
  • Effective Date of Change: 7/31/2009
  • Change: Eliminated "Must Cover" or "Must Offer" mandate
  • Details
                                  
AZNo Change
CANo Change
CO                    
  • Jurisdiction: Colorado
  • Effective Date of Change: 1/1/2008
  • Change: Other provision changed
  • Details
                                        
CTNo Change
DCNo Change
DE          
  • Jurisdiction: Delaware
  • Effective Date of Change: 7/1/2005
  • Change: Established "Must Cover" or "Must Offer" mandate
  • Details
                                                  
FLNo Change
GANo Change
HI                                              
  • Jurisdiction: Hawaii
  • Effective Date of Change: 7/1/2014
  • Change: Established specific requirement(s)
  • Details
              
IANo Change
IDNo Change
IL                                  
  • Jurisdiction: Illinois
  • Effective Date of Change: 8/18/2011
  • Change: Established specific requirement(s)
  • Details
                          
INNo Change
KS                          
  • 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
                                 
KYNo Change
LANo Change
MA                          
  • Jurisdiction: Massachusetts
  • Effective Date of Change: 7/1/2009
  • Change: Established specific requirement(s)
  • Details
                                  
MD                                                 
  • Jurisdiction: Maryland
  • Effective Date of Change: 5/12/2015
  • Change: Established specific requirement(s)
  • Details
           
ME  
  • Jurisdiction: Maine
  • Effective Date of Change: 7/1/2003
  • Change: Established specific requirement(s)
  • Details
                                                          
MI                                                      
  • Jurisdiction: Michigan
  • Effective Date of Change: 7/1/2016
  • Change: Other provision changed
  • Details
      
MNNo Change
MONo Change
MS                                              
  • Jurisdiction: Mississippi
  • Effective Date of Change: 7/1/2014
  • Change: Eliminated specific exemption(s)
  • Details
              
MT                                                            
  • Jurisdiction: Montana
  • Effective Date of Change: 1/1/2018
  • Change: Other provision changed
  • Details
NCNo Change
NDNo Change
NENo Change
NHNo Change
NJNo Change
NMNo Change
NV                           
  • Jurisdiction: Nevada
  • Effective Date of Change: 10/1/2009
  • Change: Eliminated Must Cover' or ' Must Offer' mandate
  • Details
                                 
NY                                                 
  • Jurisdiction: New York
  • Effective Date of Change: 4/1/2015
  • Change: Multiple Changes
  • Details
           
OHNo Change
OKNo Change
OR                
  • Jurisdiction: Oregon
  • Effective Date of Change: 1/1/2007
  • Change: Established specific requirement(s)
  • Details
                                            
PANo Change
RINo Change
SC                         
  • Jurisdiction: South Carolina
  • Effective Date of Change: 6/3/2009
  • Change: Multiple Changes
  • Details
                                   
SDNo Change
TNNo Change
TXNo Change
UTNo Change
VANo Change
VTNo Change
WA                            
  • Jurisdiction: Washington
  • Effective Date of Change: 1/1/2010
  • Change: Established specific requirement(s)
  • Details
                                
WI                               
  • Jurisdiction: Wisconsin
  • Effective Date of Change: 12/1/2010
  • Change: Multiple Changes
  • Details
                             
WV 
  • 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
                                  
WYNo Change
USNo Change