About the bill
H.R. 6199 provides relief from the Affordable Care Act tax on over-the-counter medications and modernizes health savings accounts (HSAs). A section-by-section of the bill is below:
Sec 1. Short Title; Table of Contents
Sec. 2. First Dollar Coverage Flexibility for High Deductible Health Plans Health plans can provide coverage for services before the deductible is met up to $250 a year for an individual and $500 a year for family coverage. This change will allow insurers to provide coverage for and incentivize the use of high-value services that can reduce health care costs more broadly, such as primary care visits and telehealth services.
Sec. 3. Treatment of Direct Primary Care Service Arrangements Under this proposal, a Direct Primary Care (DPC) service arrangement would not be treated as a health plan …
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Kansas's 2nd congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: Jul 26, 2018
Length: 20 pages
115th Congress (2017–2019)
This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on July 25, 2018 but was never passed by the Senate.
Although this bill was not enacted, its provisions could have become law by being included in another bill. It is common for legislative text to be introduced concurrently in multiple bills (called companion bills), re-introduced in subsequent sessions of Congress in new bills, or added to larger bills (sometimes called omnibus bills).
3 Cosponsors (2 Democrats, 1 Republican)
H.R. 6199 (115th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number H.R. 6199. This is the one from the 115th Congress.
This bill was introduced in the 115th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2017 to Jan 3, 2019. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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