H.R. 1558 (111th): Preexisting Condition Patient Protection Act of 2009

To amend title I of the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974, title XXVII of the Public Health Service Act, and the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to prohibit preexisting condition exclusions in group health plans and health insurance coverage in the group and individual markets.

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Mar 17, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on March 17, 2009, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Joe Courtney

Representative for Connecticut's 2nd congressional district



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Last Updated: Mar 17, 2009
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Mar 17, 2009

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