Dem Bill Creates Pregnancy SEP In Healthcare.gov

By Amy Lotven / November 24, 2021 at 2:13 PM
A group of Senate Democrats is pushing to authorize a special enrollment period (SEP) in the Affordable Care Act marketplaces and group plans -- including for federal employees -- that would let people sign up for or change coverage when they become pregnant. The Healthy Maternal and Obstetric Medicine (Healthy MOM) Act, introduced Nov. 18, also would guarantee a year of postpartum Medicaid coverage. And it would ensure that employer-sponsored coverage offers comprehensive maternity benefits for dependents. “To combat our...

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