Summary: H.R.2409 — 105th Congress (1997-1998)All Information (Except Text)

There is one summary for H.R.2409. Bill summaries are authored by CRS.

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Introduced in House (09/04/1997)

Substance Abuse Treatment Parity Act of 1997 - Amends the Public Health Service Act, Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974, and the Internal Revenue Code to require parity and nondiscriminatory application of treatment limitations and financial requirements to substance abuse treatment benefits under private group and individual health plans which offer such treatment benefits in addition to medical and surgical benefits. Exempts from this Act small employers with 50 or fewer employees.