Lifewise reports that they are raising the copay for mental health visits to $50 per visit. So much for mental health parity.
I believe this copay was $10 in 2014 and raised to $30 per visit in 2015. So, essentially, that’s a 500% increased cost to members ($10 to $50 per visit). So much for Washington State’s mental health parity. As I wrote in this piece in the misleading advertising of the “out of pocket maximum,” I am quickly losing any faith in the Office of Insurance Commissioner.
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