K&L Gates LLP

In this week’s episode, Carla DewBerry and Kelsey Jernigan discuss issues in mental health parity in the context of recent California legislation. In particular, the presenters discuss how a new California bill has sparked a renewed discussion on parity for mental health and substance use disorder treatment and how it should work in practice. The presenters further address trends across the federal landscape and the interplay with the COVID-19 pandemic.