U.S. Olympic Committee pursues reforms to pregnant athlete insurance

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The U.S.O.C. wants to change coverage rules to stop the loss of coverage due to pregnancy. The U.S. Olympic Committee has announced that it is pursuing reforms to pregnant athlete insurance regulations. At the moment, Olympic athletes typically lose their health insurance coverage as a result of pregnancy. The U.S.O.C. is moving to change that regulation to allow athletes to keep their health insurance. Last week, three senators wrote to Sarah Hirshland, CEO of the U.S.O.C. They requested that she provide details regarding her organization’s insurance program. They also stated…

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American Olympians finally have an insurance policy that qualifies

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The plan covering the team had not been meeting the standards of the Affordable Care Act. The U.S. Olympians have now finally managed to obtain qualifying health insurance policies, following an agreement between the U.S. Olympic Committee and the government with regards to their coverage status. Until this time, the health plans for the athletes and their dependents was not up to the ACA’s requirements. There are approximately 850 athletes and about 225 dependents that are enrolled in the special health insurance policy plans through the U.S. Olympic Committee (USOC)…

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