New Cosponsor — Apr 22, 2010
New Cosponsor: Rep. Jim Gerlach [R-PA6, 2003-2014]
The bill now has 71 cosponsors (69 Democrats, 2 Republicans).
Mar 17, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010
This bill was introduced on March 17, 2009, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Representative for Connecticut's 2nd congressional district
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Last Updated: Mar 17, 2009
Length: 12 pages
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.
3/17/2009--Introduced.Preexisting Condition Patient Protection Act of 2009 - Amends the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 (ERISA), the Public Health Service Act, and the Internal Revenue Code to prohibit ... Read more >
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Referred to Committee
Last Action: Nov 4, 2009
Referred to Committee
Last Action: Mar 17, 2009
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Civic Impulse. (2015). H.R. 1558 — 111th Congress: Preexisting Condition Patient Protection Act of 2009. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/111/hr1558
“H.R. 1558 — 111th Congress: Preexisting Condition Patient Protection Act of 2009.” www.GovTrack.us. 2009. October 8, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/111/hr1558>
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