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Name: Prohibition of "Gag Clauses" in the Federal Employees Health Benefits Program Rule (48 CFR Part 1609).
Country: United States of America
Subject(s): Medical care and sickness benefit
Type of legislation: Regulation, Decree, Ordinance
Adopted on: 1998-09-09
Entry into force:
Published on: Federal Register, 1998-08-10, Vol. 63, No. 153, pp. 42584-42586
ISN: USA-1998-R-50634
Link: https://www.ilo.org/dyn/natlex/natlex4.detail?p_isn=50634&p_lang=en
Bibliography: Federal Register, 1998-08-10, Vol. 63, No. 153, pp. 42584-42586
Abstract/Citation: Amends the Federal Employees Health Benefits Acquisition Regulations (FEHBR) to prohibit health benefit carriers participating in the Federal Employees Health Benefits (FEHB) Program from entering into contracts or employment agreements with health care providers, provider groups, or health care workers that would include provisions or incentives that limit or restrict communication of medically necessary services to FEHB enrolees.

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