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Have you ever asked the Department of Labor a question? If you have, I hope your experience was better than my recent one. The response I received – and the fact that I had to ask the question in the first place – is very telling of the current lack of guidance the self-funded industry is up against in the context of the Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act.

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