H.R. 1580 (112th): Medicare Beneficiary Preservation of Choice Act of 2011

Introduced:
Apr 15, 2011 (112th Congress, 2011–2013)
Status:
Died (Referred to Committee)
See Instead:

S. 1479 (same title)
Referred to Committee — Aug 02, 2011

Sponsor
Charles “Charlie” Gonzalez
Representative for Texas's 20th congressional district
Party
Democrat
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Last Updated
Apr 15, 2011
Length
3 pages
Related Bills
H.R. 6502 (111th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Dec 08, 2010

S. 1479 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Aug 02, 2011

 
Status

This bill was introduced on April 15, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Progress
Introduced Apr 15, 2011
Referred to Committee Apr 15, 2011
 
Full Title

To preserve Medicare beneficiary choice by restoring and expanding the Medicare open enrollment and disenrollment opportunities repealed by section 3204(a) of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.

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Cosponsors
82 cosponsors (61R, 21D) (show)
Committees

House Energy and Commerce

Health

House Ways and Means

Health

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Library of Congress Summary

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4/15/2011--Introduced.
Medicare Beneficiary Preservation of Choice Act of 2011 - Amends title XVIII (Medicare) of the Social Security Act, as amended by the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, to repeal the allowance for disenrollment, between January 1 and March 15 of each year, only from an MedicareAdvantage plan to elect enrollment in the original Medicare fee-for-service program.
Restores the option under previous law to elect to change from a MedicareAdvantage to the original Medicare fee-for-service plan, or from the original Medicare fee-for-service to a MedicareAdvantage plan, once a year during the first three months.

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