Bloomberg Law
May 3, 2021, 9:23 PM

DOL Enforcement Focus on Mental Health Parity, Cybersecurity

Sara Hansard
Sara Hansard

The Department of Labor will focus on enforcing mental health parity requirements for health plans in the coming year, an agency official said Monday.

Enforcement efforts will also look closely at retirement plans that have lost track of their beneficiaries and at cybersecurity for employee benefit plans, Timothy Hauser, deputy assistant secretary for program operations, said at a conference sponsored by the American Institute of CPAs and the Association of International Certified Professional Accountants.

The attention on mental health parity comes as congressional Democrats are emphasizing the need for better enforcement of laws requiring health plans to provide the same ...