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

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

About the bill

Full Title

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.

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H.R. 3103 (Related)
Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996

Enacted — Signed by the President
Aug 21, 1996

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History

Introduced
Mar 26, 1996

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