for part 146
PHS Act (42 U.S.C. 300gg through 300gg-63, 300gg-91, and 300gg- 92).
(b)(2) through (b)(4) are redesignated as paragraphs (b)(3) through (b)(5), respectively, and a new paragraph (b)(2) is added to read as follows:
§ 146.101 Basis and scope.
This part implements sections 2701
through 2723 group health
of the PHS Act.
Its purpose is to improve access
all coverage in protections for
the group market, and to provide certain mothers and newborns with respect to coverage
hospital stays in connection with childbirth. Sections 2791 and 2792 of the PHS Act define terms used in the regulations in this subchapter and provide the basis for issuing these regulations, respectively.
*** (2) Subpart C.
Subpart C of this part sets forth the
requirements that apply to plans and issuers with respect to coverage for hospital stays in connection with childbirth. also sets forth the regulations governing parity between medical/surgical benefits and mental health benefits in group health plans and health insurance coverage offered by issuers in It