Thank you for sharing!

Your article was successfully shared with the contacts you provided.
Health insurance application The provision is part of the broader rules released for state exchanges that also requires exchanges to conduct regular eligibility verifications using outside data sources such as Medicare and Medicaid. (Photo: iStock)

In a measure that, according to Becker’s Hospital Review, is intended “to strengthen the integrity of state-based insurance exchanges under the ACA,” insurers will be required to provide separate billing for abortion services.

The rule, which, according to Modern Healthcare, was first proposed in November of 2018, will compel insurers each month to separate out and bill alone—premiums of at least $1 that are attributed to the abortion services that are not permitted to be paid for from public funding. So plan members, starting June 27 of 2020, will receive and be required to pay two separate bills, in separate transactions, with the other invoice covering all other health care services premiums.

Complete your profile to continue reading and get FREE access to BenefitsPRO.com, part of your ALM digital membership.

Your access to unlimited BenefitsPRO.com content isn’t changing.
Once you are an ALM digital member, you’ll receive:

  • Critical BenefitsPRO.com information including cutting edge post-reform success strategies, access to educational webcasts and videos, resources from industry leaders, and informative Newsletters.
  • Exclusive discounts on ALM, BenefitsPRO magazine and BenefitsPRO.com events.
  • Access to other award-winning ALM websites including ThinkAdvisor.com and Law.com

Already have an account?

Marlene Satter

Marlene Y. Satter has worked in and written about the financial industry for decades.

More from this author

BenefitsPRO Broker Expo 2021Event

The premier educational and networking event for employee benefits brokers and agents.

Get More Information


Join BenefitsPRO

Don’t miss crucial news and insights you need to navigate the shifting employee benefits industry. Join BenefitsPRO.com now!

  • Unlimited access to BenefitsPRO.com - your roadmap to thriving in a disrupted environment
  • Access to other award-winning ALM websites including ThinkAdvisor.com and Law.com
  • Exclusive discounts on BenefitsPRO.com and ALM events.

Already have an account? Sign In Now
Join BenefitsPRO

Copyright © 2021 ALM Media Properties, LLC. All Rights Reserved.