S. 248 (112th): Empowering States to Innovate Act

Introduced:
Feb 01, 2011 (112th Congress, 2011–2013)
Status:
Died (Referred to Committee)
See Instead:

H.R. 844 (same title)
Referred to Committee — Feb 28, 2011

Sponsor
Ron Wyden
Senior Senator from Oregon
Party
Democrat
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Last Updated
Feb 07, 2011
Length
2 pages
Related Bills
S. 3958 (111th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Nov 17, 2010

H.R. 844 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Feb 28, 2011

 
Status

This bill was introduced on February 1, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Progress
Introduced Feb 01, 2011
Referred to Committee Feb 01, 2011
 
Full Title

A bill to allow an earlier start for State health care coverage innovation waivers under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.

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Cosponsors
9 cosponsors (8D, 1R) (show)
Committees

Senate Finance

Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions

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Library of Congress Summary

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2/1/2011--Introduced.
Empowering States to Innovate Act - Amends the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act to: (1) allow states to apply for waivers of certain health insurance coverage requirements in such Act (including requirements for the establishment of qualified health plans and health insurance exchanges) for plan years beginning on or after January 1, 2014 (currently, January 1, 2017), and (2) require the waiver application process to begin not later than 180 days after the enactment of this Act.

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