Jenner & Block

Client Advisory: Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act of 2008: Interim Final Regulations Issued - What Employers Need to Do Now

In this client advisory, Partner Matthew J. Renaud and Associate Gregory M. Wu discuss the Paul Wellstone and Pete Domenici Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act of 2008 (the "Act") and the interim final regulations promulgated thereunder.  The authors note that plan sponsors already need to be in good-faith compliance with the Act and advise plan sponsors on the actions they should take in 2010 to comply with the interim final regulations.