Mental Health Parity Act; enact

A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Chapter 24 of Title 33 of the O.C.G.A., relating to insurance generally, so as to require that insurer treatment of claims concerning mental and substance use disorders are treated in parity with other health insurance claims; to amend Chapter 4 of Title 49 of the O.C.G.A., relating to public assistance, so as to require that care management organization treatment of claims concerning mental and substance use disorders are treated in parity with other Medicaid claims; to ensure that insurers and care management organizations comply with certain federal law; to provide for reporting; to provide for enforcement; to provide for definitions; to prohibit certain actions; to provide for applicability; to provide for legislative findings; to provide for a short title; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.