NCADD-Maryland plays a vital role in ensuring that substance use disorder and recovery services are recognized and understood in the changing landscape of healthcare reform. NCADD-Maryland collaborates with a number of valuable and influential organizations, and takes pride in sharing as much information as we can to our constituents, consumers, families, and policy makers.


Know your rights!

Please review the attached materials to understand your insurance/treatment rights. The MENTAL HEALTH PARITY AND ADDICTION EQUITY ACT (PARITY ACT /2009) requires most health insurance plans and Medicaid programs to provide the same level of coverage for MH/SUD care as they do for medical care.

Click below to download the following fact sheets, prepared by the MARYLAND PARITY COALITION:

pdfFiling a Health Insurance Appeal
pdfFiling a Health Insurance Appeal / Medicaid
pdfYour Insurance Rights
pdfParity Warning Signs
pdfProvider Tips

Contact Information

National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence,
Maryland Chapter
28 East Ostend Street Suite 303
Baltimore, MD  21230
410-625-6482 (main)
410-625-6484 (fax)

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