Mental Health Parity Legislation--Passed Both Chambers

Update—The Mental Health Parity Legislation in Colorado, SB07-036, has passed out of both chambers!  CBHC appreciates all of you who called, emailed and wrote letters to legislators and stakeholder groups.  This legislation will add the following to the list of behavioral disorders that must be covered by a health plan:


  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder
  • Drug and Alcohol Disorders
  • Dysthymia
  • Cyclothymia
  • Social Phobia
  • Agoraphobia with Panic Disorder
  • General Anxiety Disorder
  • Anorexia Nervosa and Bulimia Nervosa to the extent that they are treated in outpatient, inpatient or day treatment