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H.R. 848 (108th): Health Benefits Claims Prompt Payment Act of 2003

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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: Feb 13, 2003
Length: 8 pages
Introduced
Feb 13, 2003
108th Congress (2003–2004)
Status
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on February 13, 2003, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.

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Feb 13, 2003
 
Introduced

Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.

H.R. 848 (108th) 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. 848. This is the one from the 108th Congress.

This bill was introduced in the 108th Congress, which met from Jan 7, 2003 to Dec 9, 2004. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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