–A health plan which requires the designation of a primary care physician must allow pediatricians for children and OB-GYNS for women, to serve as their primary care physicians.
–States will provide an internet website to connect individuals to information on private health insurance, Medicaid coverage, Medicare, high risk pools, and small group insurance.
–Those participating in clinical trials must also be covered by their group health plans, except for the device or drug that is being researched.
–The Secretary of Labor is to gather information from 5500 Forms from the large group market and determine if self-insured group health plans have an inherent conflict of interest in providing benefits to their employees.
–States may exclude abortion coverage from coverage through their exchanges.