Summary: H.R.3425 — 104th Congress (1995-1996)All Information (Except Text)

There is one summary for H.R.3425. Bill summaries are authored by CRS.

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Introduced in House (05/09/1996)

Newborns' and Mothers' Health Protection Act of 1996 - Amends the Internal Revenue Code to impose a tax on an insurer, health maintenance organization (HMO), or group health plan sponsor that (if it provides any inpatient childbirth benefits for a mother or newborn) fails to provide: (1) inpatient benefits for a minimum period after delivery; and (2) if the mother or newborn are discharged before the end of that period, certain post-delivery follow-up care. Prohibits an insurer, HMO, or plan from using certain types of penalties or inducements regarding mothers or providers. Declares that the provisions of this Act do not preempt provisions of State law that provide protections that are not less than the protections under this Act.