S. 423 (108th): HIPAA Recreational Injury Technical Correction Act

Feb 14, 2003 (108th Congress, 2003–2004)
Died (Passed Senate)
Susan Collins
Senator from Maine
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Last Updated
Nov 21, 2004
5 pages
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This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the Senate on November 21, 2004 but was never passed by the House.

Introduced Feb 14, 2003
Referred to Committee Feb 14, 2003
Reported by Committee Oct 29, 2003
Passed Senate Nov 21, 2004
Full Title

A bill to promote health care coverage parity for individuals participating in legal recreational activities or legal transportation activities.


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9 cosponsors (5R, 4D) (show)

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11/21/2004--Passed Senate amended.
HIPAA Recreational Injury Technical Correction Act - Amends the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 (ERISA), the Public Health Service Act, and the Internal Revenue Code to prohibit a group health plan or health insurance issuer offering group health coverage from denying benefits or coverage otherwise provided under the plan for the treatment of an injury solely because it resulted from participation in a legal mode of transportation or recreational activity.

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