Definitions for "Mandated benefits"
In the United States, benefits required by state law to be provided by health insurance policies, including coverage for newborn and handicapped children, alcoholism and substance abuse treatment, and the treatment of mental illness.
Health benefits that health care plans or insurers are required by state or federal law to provide to members.
Benefits mandated by the state for inclusion in any major medical coverage. These may include mammograms, automatic coverage of newborn or adopted children, home/hospice treatment options and others.