“Enhanced Attestation”: A Simple Tool Regulators Can Use to Help Enforce the Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act

Enhanced Attestation of Mental Health and Substance Use Disorder Parity

Use of this form by state regulators--and health insurers--can help ensure meaningful state oversight and compliance with the federal Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act. This guides health insurers through the necessary analysis to demonstrate compliance with the law, which can then be made available to a state department of insurance to streamline regulatory review.

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Addiction, Overdose, and Suicide: Preventing Deaths From Drug Self-Intoxication

National Institutes of Health Pain Consortium Efforts to Enhance Pain Treatment

Treating Substance Use Disorders Through Collaborative Care

Managing Substance Use Disorder Using Medications

AMA Substance Use and Pain Care Task Force

The AMA Substance Use and Pain Care Task Force urges physicians and other health care professions to continue taking action to help reverse the nation’s drug overdose epidemic—and the Task Force also calls on policymakers to take specific steps to remove barriers to evidence-based care for patients with pain and those with a substance use disorder.

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