ACA Individual Mandate's government flat fees (taxes) for NOT having health insurance in 2016 will increase.
ADULTS: will increase from $325 to $695 per adult
CHILDREN: will increase from $162.50 to 347.50 per child under 18
The max-fees amount will increase from $975 to $2085 for a family OR 2% of your taxable income; whichever is greater.
Effective January 1, 2011. The Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act of 2008 (MHPAEA) amended changes for mental health and substance abuse services that will require group health plans and insurance carriers to ensure that members will have access to treatment and services in the same manner as requirements and limitations applied to medical and surgical benefits.