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Why the Recent Finding Against Mental Health Giant UBH is Bigger Than it Looks

The decision released on March 5, 2019 against United Behavioral Health may at first blush appear to be merely a sharp rebuke of corporate negligence that led to systematic denials of mental health coverage for inpatient and outpatient services. In his decision, Chief Magistrate Judge Joseph C. Spero cited UBH’s systematic re-framing of its obligation to fund mental health treatment, detailing the ways in…