2017 California Code
Insurance Code - INS
DIVISION 2 - CLASSES OF INSURANCE
PART 2 - LIFE AND DISABILITY INSURANCE
CHAPTER 1 - The Contract
ARTICLE 2.5 - Discriminatory Practices
Section 10144.4.

Universal Citation: CA Ins Code § 10144.4 (2017)
10144.4.  

(a) A large group health insurance policy shall provide all covered mental health and substance use disorder benefits in compliance with the federal Paul Wellstone and Pete Domenici Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act of 2008 (Public Law 110-343) and all rules, regulations, and guidance issued pursuant to Section 2726 of the federal Public Health Service Act (42 U.S.C. Sec. 300gg-26).

(b) An individual or small group health insurance policy shall provide all covered mental health and substance use disorder benefits in compliance with the federal Paul Wellstone and Pete Domenici Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act of 2008 (Public Law 110-343), all rules, regulations, and guidance issued pursuant to Section 2726 of the federal Public Health Service Act (42 U.S.C. Sec. 300gg-26), and Section 10112.27.

(Added by Stats. 2017, Ch. 162, Sec. 1. (SB 374) Effective January 1, 2018.)

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