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DFS says Acts Against Health Insurers For Violations Related To Contraceptive Coverage


Friday, 3 May 2019 

May 3 (Reuters) - Department of Financial Services::DFS TAKES ACTION AGAINST HEALTH INSURERS FOR VIOLATIONS OF INSURANCE LAW RELATED TO CONTRACEPTIVE COVERAGE.DFS - INVESTIGATION FINDS THAT TEN HEALTH INSURERS, INCLUDING AETNA AND OXFORD, IMPROPERLY EXEMPTED EMPLOYERS FROM PROVIDING CONTRACEPTIVE COVERAGE.DFS - INSURERS TO PAY $509,000, ISSUE CLAIM RESTITUTION AND REIMBURSEMENTS FOR INSUREDS WHO SHOULD HAVE RECEIVED CONTRACEPTIVE COVERAGE.DFS - INSURERS IMPROPERLY GRANTED RELIGIOUS EMPLOYER EXEMPTION REQUESTS TO MORE THAN 30 ENTITIES THAT DID NOT MEET REQUIREMENTS OF INSURANCE LAW.