Some Insurers Not Following ACA’s Requirements for Women’s Health Benefits, Studies Find
Not all insurers are meeting the Affordable Care Act's requirement that plans provide a range of preventive services at no cost, according to new studies from the National Women's Law Center. In one study, NWLC found that several plans either did not provide certain FDA-approved contraceptives to some or all women or required cost-sharing for the products. In another study, researchers found that more than 50% of plan documents analyzed appeared to be in violation of ACA requirements for women's health benefits.
- "More Evidence That Health Plans Stint on Mandated Birth Control Coverage" (Rovner, Kaiser Health News, 4/30).