(ii) Provide monetary or other provider to induce the provider to individual in a manner inconsistent providing any incentive that could to discharge a mother or newborn ea hours) after delivery.
incentives to an attending furnish care to a covered
with this section, including induce an attending provider rlier than 48 hours (or 96
(1) require a
Hospital stays mother to
ct to this section, the ly: ory. This section does not
(i) Give birth in a hospital; (ii) Stay in the hospital for following the birth of her child.
or a fixed period of time
(2) Hospital stay benefits not not apply to any issuer that does n hospital lengths of stay in connect
mandated. This section does ot provide benefits for ion with childbirth for a
mother or her newborn child. (3) Cost-sharing rules
(i) In general. This section does
not prevent an issuer from imposing deductibles, coinsurance, or other cost-sharing in relation to benefits for hospital lengths of stay in connection with childbirth for a mother or a newborn under the coverage, except that the coinsurance or other cost- sharing for any portion of the hospital length of stay required under paragraph (a) of this section may not be greater than that for any preceding portion of the stay.