Health Insurance Parity for Alcohol-Related Treatment

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Source: National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism

Last Reviewed: January 2019

This webpage includes tools about laws addressing health plan requirements for alcohol-related disorders. These requirements state that the same levels of benefits must be provided as those for medical and surgical conditions. The page features tables that include:

  • Policies listed by state as of specific dates
  • Policy changes over time
  • Specific circumstances in which equal benefits must be provided
  • Citations to legal sources

Users can sort and filter the tables by a variety of criteria. This page also provides resources like:

  • Timeline of policy changes
  • Useful maps and charts
  • List of variables and other definitions to help understand the language used in the webpage
  • Detailed information about the policy these laws are based on
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National Institutes of Health, National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism. (n.d.). Health Care Services and Financing: Health Insurance Parity for Alcohol-Related Treatment. Retrieved from