Every major insurance company utilizes specific criteria to establish the appropriate medically necessary level of care during behavioral health treatment. But are such guidelines consistent with generally accepted standards for safe and effective treatment for psychiatric conditions?A recent federal court ruling from Connecticut, S.B. v. Oxford Health Insurance Inc., 2019 WL 5726901 (D. Conn., Nov. 5, 2019), joined a rising chorus challenging the validity of guidelines developed by United Behavioral Health.The plaintiff …