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H.R. 3522 (113th): Employee Health Care Protection Act of 2013


The text of the bill below is as of Sep 8, 2014 (Reported by House Committee).


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Union Calendar No. 430

113th CONGRESS

2d Session

H. R. 3522

[Report No. 113–580, Part I]

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

November 18, 2013

introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, and in addition to the Committee on Ways and Means, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned

September 8, 2014

Additional sponsors: Mrs. Blackburn, Mr. Harper, Mr. Murphy of Pennsylvania, Mr. Kinzinger of Illinois, Mr. Westmoreland, Mr. Bilirakis, Mr. Pearce, and Mr. Terry

September 8, 2014

Reported from the Committee on Energy and Commerce

September 8, 2014

The Committee on Ways and Means discharged; committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the State of the Union and ordered to be printed


A BILL

To authorize health insurance issuers to continue to offer for sale current group health insurance coverage in satisfaction of the minimum essential health insurance coverage requirement, and for other purposes.


1.

Short title

This Act may be cited as the Employee Health Care Protection Act of 2013 .

2.

If you like your group health insurance plan, you can keep it

(a)

In general

Notwithstanding any provision of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (including any amendment made by such Act or by the Health Care and Education Reconciliation Act of 2010), a health insurance issuer that has in effect health insurance coverage in the group market on any date during 2013 may continue after such date to offer such coverage for sale during and after 2014 in such market outside of an Exchange established under section 1311 or 1321 of such Act ( 42 U.S.C. 18031 , 18041).

(b)

Treatment as grandfathered health plan in satisfaction of minimum essential coverage

Health insurance coverage described in subsection (a) shall be treated as a grandfathered health plan for purposes of the amendment made by section 1501(b) of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.

September 8, 2014

Reported from the Committee on Energy and Commerce

September 8, 2014

The Committee on Ways and Means discharged; committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the State of the Union and ordered to be printed