House Bill Requires Coverage For Congenital Abnormalities

By Amy Lotven / April 5, 2022 at 3:42 PM
All individual and group health plans would be required to cover medically necessary treatments and services needed to address congenital abnormalities or birth defects under legislation that passed the House 310-110 on Monday (April 4). The bill’s sponsors said they will continue to work to get the bill through the Senate, where a sister bill sponsored by Tammy Baldwin (D-WI) and Joni Ernst (R-IA), has 40 co-sponsors. Energy & Commerce health subcommittee Chair Anna Eshoo (D-CA) and Rep. Drew Ferguson...

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