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Question: What is the Mental Health Parity Act (MHPA)?

Answer: The Mental Health Parity Act (MHPA) provides for parity in the application of aggregate lifetime and annual dollar limits on mental health benefits with dollar limits on medical/surgical benefits. MHPA's provisions are subject to concurrent jurisdiction by the U.S. Departments of Labor, the Treasury, and Health and Human Services.