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Title:Mental Health and Substance Use Disorder Parity Data Workgroup
Contact Name:The Department of Insurance and the Department of Healthcare and Family Service
Function:The Mental Health and Substance Use Disorder Parity Data Workgroup shall provide recommendations to the General Assembly on health plan data reporting requirements that separately break out data on mental, emotional, nervous, or substance use disorder or condition benefits and data on other medical benefits, including physical health and related health services no later than December 31, 2019.
Senate Confirmation:No
Composition:The Department of Insurance and the Department of Healthcare and Family Services shall convene and provide technical support to a workgroup of 11 members that shall be comprised of: (1) 3 mental health parity experts recommended by an organization advocating on behalf of mental health parity appointed by the President of the Senate; (2) 3 behavioral health providers recommended by an organization that represents behavioral health providers appointed by the Speaker of the House of Representatives; (3) 2 representing Medicaid managed care organizations recommended by an organization that represents Medicaid managed care plans appointed by the Minority Leader of the House of Representatives; (4) 2 representing commercial insurers recommended by an organization that represents insurers appointed by the Minority Leader of the Senate; and (5) a representative of an organization that represents Medicaid managed care plans appointed by the Governor.
Authority:P.A. 100-1024

 Member Names

Name (Last, First)Term ExpiresMember SinceAffiliationAppointed ByPositionTitleCounty
Carlson, Britton9/19/2019Speaker of the House of RepresentativesMemberBehavioral health providerWinnebago
Cortez, Tina9/19/2019Speaker of the House of RepresentativesMemberBehavioral health providerCook
Edstrom, Robert9/19/2019Speaker of the House of RepresentativesMemberBehavioral health providerCook
Lee, Gregory 11/6/2019Minority Leader of the House of RepresentativesMemberRep. of Medicaid managed care organizationsCook
Minzer, Laura9/25/2019Minority Leader of the SenateMemberRep. of commercial insurers
VACANTPresident of the SenateMemberMental health parity expert
VACANTPresident of the SenateMemberMental health parity expert
VACANTPresident of the SenateMemberMental health parity expert
VACANTGovernorMemberRep. of an organization that represents Medicaid managed care plans
Winters, Aaron9/25/2019Minority Leader of the SenateMemberRep. of commercial insurers
Wohlhart, Nancy11/6/2019Minority Leader of the House of RepresentativesMemberRep. of Medicaid managed care organizationsCook