Summary: H.R.2854 — 105th Congress (1997-1998)All Information (Except Text)

There is one summary for H.R.2854. Bill summaries are authored by CRS.

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Introduced in House (11/06/1997)

Amends the Public Health Service Act (PHSA), the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974, and the Internal Revenue Code to require that, when an attending provider and the mother decide to discharge the mother or her newborn prior to specified minimum inpatient periods following delivery, the group health plan or insurer offering coverage provide coverage for timely post-delivery care in any of specified settings, as selected by the mother. Applies the requirement to coverage in the individual market under specified provisions of the PHSA.