GOP Health Bill Changes Could Kill Protections For Those With Pre-Existing Conditions

A 2012 study by the National Women’s Law Center found that, before Obamacare, only about 6 percent of policies available on the individual insurance market included maternity coverage. One plan offered a maternity rider that cost more than $1,600 a month on top of the regular premium. Many of those policies had maternity-specific deductibles as high as $10,000, or did not actually kick in for two years.