Disparities in out of network utilization rates and reimbursement rates reflect pressing concerns regarding mental health and substance disorder workforce and access to services. The Milliman Report proves that mental health and substance use disorders are still treated inequitably in America and the realization of parity has yet to be achieved. The report found that in most states, people received behavioral health treatment from out-of-network providers far more often than they received medical and surgical treatment from out of network providers.
- Hawaii Insurance Division
In seeking care or services, be aware of the common ways parity rights can be violated.