H.R. 5761 (111th): To amend the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act to expedite the application of the provision prohibiting rescissions of health insurance coverage.

Introduced:

Jul 15, 2010
111th Congress, 2009–2010

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on July 15, 2010, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Sponsor:

Charles Melancon
Representative for Louisiana's 3rd congressional district
Democrat

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Last Updated: Jul 15, 2010
Length: 3 pages

About the bill

Summary (CRS)
7/15/2010--Introduced.Amends the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) to make the prohibition against health plans rescinding coverage of an enrollee effective on the day of enactment of PPACA.Requires a ...

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Introduced
Jul 15, 2010

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