R.I. AG challenges federal ruling on behavioral health coverage

Updated at 9:53 a.m., May 17

ATTORNEY GENERAL PETER F. NERONHA filed a lawsuit Wednesday against two out-of-state companies and a Florida businessman who Neronha says tried to deceive newly formed companies in Rhode Island into paying a high fee for certificates of good standing. / PBN FILE PHOTO/RUPERT WHITELEY
RHODE ISLAND is one of three states challenging a federal ruling that R.I. Attorney General Peter F. Neronha says conflicts with state law and wrongfully denies coverage for mental health and substance use disorder treatment. / PBN FILE PHOTO/RUPERT WHITELEY
PROVIDENCE – Rhode Island is one of three states challenging a federal ruling that R.I. Attorney General Peter F. Neronha says conflicts with state law and wrongfully denies coverage for mental health and substance use disorder treatment. Neronha, alongside the Connecticut and Illinois attorney generals, filed an amicus brief in the U.S. Court of Appeals…

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