To amend the Public Health Service Act, the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974, and the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to require that group and individual health insurance coverage and group health plans provide coverage for treatment of a congenital anomaly or birth defect.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Minnesota's 7th congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: Aug 28, 2018
Length: 12 pages
115th Congress, 2017–2019
This bill was introduced on August 28, 2018, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Aug 28, 2018
Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.
Feb 26, 2019
Reintroduced Bill — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 1379.
H.R. 6689 (115th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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