On August 5, 2016, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) published this guide to best practices in implementing the Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act of 2008 (MHPAEA). Key themes of the guide include areas of parity implementation processes, collaborations with other organizations, tools for understanding and monitoring compliance, and recommendations for other states. Data was collected from California, Connecticut, Maryland, Massachusetts, New York, Oregon, and Rhode Island . . .