H.R. 3160 (104th): Health Coverage Availability and Affordability Act of 1996

To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to improve portability and continuity of health insurance coverage in the group and individual markets, to combat waste, fraud, and abuse in health insurance and health care delivery, to promote the use of medical savings accounts, to improve access to long-term care services and coverage, to simplify the administration of health insurance, to reform medical liability, and for other purposes.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Overview

Introduced:

Mar 26, 1996
104th Congress, 1995–1996

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on March 26, 1996, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Sponsor:

Bill Archer

Representative for Texas's 7th congressional district

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Mar 26, 1996
Length: 366 pages

History

Mar 26, 1996
 
Introduced

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H.R. 3160 (104th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

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This bill was introduced in the 104th Congress, which met from Jan 4, 1995 to Oct 4, 1996. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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