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H.R. 4983 (107th): Health Benefits Claims Prompt Payment Act of 2002

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To amend the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974, the Public Health Service Act, and the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to require that group and individual health insurance coverage and group health plans provide for prompt payment for health benefits claims.

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Sponsor and status

Max Sandlin Jr.

Sponsor. Representative for Texas's 1st congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Jun 21, 2002
Length: 8 pages
Introduced
Jun 21, 2002
107th Congress (2001–2002)
Status
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on June 21, 2002, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.

Although this bill was not enacted, its provisions could have become law by being included in another bill. It is common for legislative text to be introduced concurrently in multiple bills (called companion bills), re-introduced in subsequent sessions of Congress in new bills, or added to larger bills (sometimes called omnibus bills).

Cosponsors

25 Cosponsors (24 Democrats, 1 Republican)

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History

Jun 21, 2002
 
Introduced

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H.R. 4983 (107th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number H.R. 4983. This is the one from the 107th Congress.

This bill was introduced in the 107th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2001 to Nov 22, 2002. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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