Group health plans not ready for mental health parity rules; Helmsley Trust donates $8M to study remote monitoring of seniors;

> On July 1, the Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act (MHPAEA) goes into effect, but actuarial tests show that most employer-sponsored health plans will not be able to meet its parity requirements, Sara Teppema, staff fellow for the Schaumburg, Ill.-based Society of Actuaries (SOA), told National Underwriter Life and Health. FierceHealthPayer

> Some 1,600 patients in 40 rural Great Plains towns will test telemedicine and remote sensor technology, thanks to a three-year, $8 million grant by a rural health initiative of the New York-based Leona and Harry B. Helmsley Trust. FierceMobileHealthcare

> Redwood City, CA-based Cardica (NASDAQ: CRDC) faces possible NASDAQ delisting because it doesn't meet the $50 million minimum market value. FierceMedicalDevices

And Finally... If the inmates don't like the outfits, maybe they should strive for a crime-free life. Article