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Separate Bills for Abortion Coverage Required Under Obamacare (1)

Dec. 20, 2019, 2:46 PMUpdated: Dec. 20, 2019, 7:24 PM

Obamacare insurers must send separate bills to consumers to cover premiums for abortion services under a rule issued Dec. 20 by the Department of Health and Human Services.

The final rule issued by HHS’s Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services also requires the exchanges operated by 12 states and the District of Columbia to conduct eligibility verifications using outside data sources at least twice a year to ensure their enrollees are eligible for Affordable Care Act subsidies. The rule takes effect on or before the first billing cycle following June 27, 2020.

The rule will make it more burdensome for...

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