H. R. 544
IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
February 6, 2013
Mr. Gingrey of Georgia (for himself, Mr. Matheson, Mr. Cassidy, Mr. Boustany, Mr. Walden, Mr. Jones, Mr. Rogers of Michigan, Mr. Roe of Tennessee, Mr. Hall, Mrs. Blackburn, Mr. Johnson of Ohio, Mr. Terry, and Mr. Rokita) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce
To amend title XXVII of the Public Health Service Act to change the permissible age variation in health insurance premium rates.
This Act may be cited as the
Letting Insurance Benefit Everyone
Regardless of Their Youth (LIBERTY) Act
Change in permissible age variation in health insurance premium rates
2701(a)(1)(A)(iii) of the Public Health Service Act (42 U.S.C.
300gg(a)(1)(A)(iii)), as inserted by section 1201(4) of Public Law 111–148, is
amended by striking
3 to 1 for adults (consistent with section
2707(c)) and inserting
5 to 1 for adults (consistent with
section 2707(c)) or such other ratio for adults (consistent with section
2707(c)) as the State involved may provide.
The amendment made by subsection (a) shall apply as if it was included in the enactment of Public Law 111–148.