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H.R. 1143: Educating Consumers on the Risks of Short-Term Plans Act of 2019

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To amend title XXVII of the Public Health Service Act to require a health insurance issuer offering short-term limited duration insurance to include a standardized disclosure and certain information with respect to coverage exclusions and premium variations in marketing, application, and enrollment materials distributed in connection with such insurance and prohibiting the sale of such insurance during certain periods.

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Sponsor and status

Anna Eshoo

Sponsor. Representative for California's 18th congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Feb 11, 2019
Length: 7 pages
Feb 11, 2019

Introduced on Feb 11, 2019

This bill is in the first stage of the legislative process. It was introduced into Congress on February 11, 2019. It will typically be considered by committee next before it is possibly sent on to the House or Senate as a whole.

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Feb 11, 2019

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