Primary Focus: Access to Services Agency: Michigan Department of Health and Human Services Title/Description: Civil Rights Citation: Mich. Admin. Code R 330.7009 (2018) Summary: This administrative code lists the basic civil rights of recipients of mental health services related to provision of services. Effective Date: June 1, 2018 Notes: N/A
Primary Focus: Access to Services Agency: Michigan Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs Title/Description: Recipient Rights Generally Citation: Mich. Admin. Code R 325.14304 (2018) Summary: This administrative code states that, with respect to recipients in a substance abuse disorder program, the admission of a recipient to a treatment program or receipt of prevention services shall not result in the recipient being deprived of any rights, privileges, or benefits which are guaranteed to individuals by law. Effective Date: June 1, 2018 Notes: N/A
The bulletin noted that it only applied to grandfathered plans and several other plans that are currently exempt from complying with all of the Affordable Care Act (ACA). It also specified that certain plans that had been exempt from the ACA that have a renewal date after 7/1/2014 must comply with the Federal Parity Law.
Note: The DIFS issues one of these bulletins every year but does not provide links to past bulletins on this topic.
It requires plans to cover an annual maximum of at least $50,000 through age 6, at least $40,000 from 7 through 12, and at least $30,000 from 13 through 18. Financial requirements for autism services must be the same as those in place for other medical services and there cannot be a limit on outpatient visits for autism treatment.
Plans may request that an autism diagnostic observation schedule (this term is defined in the law) be performed on a child once every three years, and plans may review a child’s treatment plan once a year.
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