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Bill Would Mandate Maternity Coverage
KPBS

A bill introduced in the state senate would require all health insurance plans to cover maternity care. California women with individual policies have to pay extra for the benefit.

State law requires HMOs and group plans to cover maternity care. That’s not the case with policies purchased on the individual market. Supporters of mandating the benefit say only a small percentage of individual plans offer it.

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