UnitedHealth Autism Policy Flouts Parity Act, Judge Rules

By Emily Brill (March 8, 2021, 7:58 PM EST) -- A California federal judge has ruled that UnitedHealth's refusal to pay for a popular autism treatment violates the federal benefits law and the Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act, which requires insurers to take mental health issues as seriously as physical ailments when making coverage decisions....

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