connection with childbirth.
Sections 2791 and 2792 of the PHS
Act define terms used in the regulations in this provide the basis for issuing these regulations,
subchapter and respectively. to read as
§ 144.102 Scope and applicability.
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148 to individuals and employers (and other sponsors of health insurance offered in connection with a group health plan) are determined by whether the coverage involved is obtained in the
small group market, the large
group market, or the individual individuals who are eligible to
insurance coverage sold in the large employers are guaranteed
small group market.
are guaranteed availability of coverage sold in the individual market, and all coverage in the individual market must be
issued in the small or large market, must provide certain
protections for mothers and newborns with respect hospital stays in connection with childbirth.
* * * 146 is amended as follows: *
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