(a) Except as provided in section 5 of this chapter, every policy or group contract that provides maternity benefits must provide minimum benefits to a mother and her newborn child that cover:
(1) a minimum length of postpartum stay at a hospital licensed under IC 16-21 that is consistent with the minimum postpartum hospital stay recommended by the American Academy of Pediatrics and the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists in their Guidelines for Perinatal Care;
(2) the examinations to the newborn child required under IC 16-41-17-2; and
(3) the testing of the newborn child required under IC 16-41-6-4.
(b) Payment to a hospital for a test required under IC 16-41-6-4 must be in an amount equal to the hospital’s actual cost of performing the test.
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