Weekly Bulletins – July 2023

July 28, 2023 – Announcement of date for 28th Annual “Best of the Best;” Article about proposed rule amending the Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act; Invitation to webinar ” Coverage of Anti-Obesity Medications;” Reminder about MH/SU ELC session; Health and cultural observances for August and September; Article Kraft Heinz lawsuit against Aetna for non-compliance to The Consolidated Appropriations Act (CAA); Webinar and white paper from Leapfrog about value of quality compliance of the CAA

July 21, 2023 – Catalyst for Payment Reform (CPR) announcement of new Executive Director; Bowman Family Foundation Report, Equitable Access to Mental Health and Substance Use Care: An Urgent Need; MH/SU ELC webinar; Review of A Playbook for Employers: Addressing Pharmacy Benefit Management Misalignment-Part 2; CPR survey about barriers faced when strategizing and implementing disruptive healthcare purchasing strategies; Employer Member resource, Employer’s Guide to Running a Vaccination Clinic for COVID-19 and Flu; Notice that Mental Health Parity Regulations are coming soon

July 14, 2023 – Employee Benefits Research Institute brief about site of care differences for biologics and biosimilars; Applications open for patient safety and quality awards; Call for employer speakers; Review of PBM playbook-Part 1; Webinar on how ERISA employers can comply with The Consolidated Appropriations Act; Membership update; Article about the increase in cancer among Hispanics; Article about the results of a study on US maternal deaths; Report about HCA healthcare data breach

July 7, 2023 – No Bulletin published due to July 4th holiday