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Mental Health and Substance Use Disorder Parity Rules

Data collection

Division 2 of TDI's parity rules at 28 TAC Chapter 21, Subchapter P, requires issuers to submit data annually, using the MH/SUD Parity Rule Division 2 Data Collection Reporting Form.   

Data must be submitted to HealthParity@tdi.texas.gov by July 1, 2022. Any questions regarding the data collection requirements may also be sent to HealthParity@tdi.texas.gov.


Rule

TDI rules related to mental health and substance use disorder parity are at 28 TAC Chapter 21, Subchapter P. TDI adopted the rule on August 18, with an effective date of September 7, 2021. The rule adoption is available on TDI’s rule page. Templates for completing the parity compliance analyses required by Division 3 of the rule are below.


Historical resources


Additional resources

How to get help with a mental health issue

HHS Ombudsman for behavioral health

Information on Mental Health and Substance Use Disorder Parity for Medicaid and CHIP Plans

Federal Self-Compliance Tool for the Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act (MHPAEA)

For more information, contact: LHLMgmt@tdi.texas.gov

Last updated: 9/1/2022