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H.R. 1346: Medicare Buy-In and Health Care Stabilization Act of 2019

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To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide for an option for individuals who are ages 50 to 64 to buy into Medicare, to provide for health insurance market stabilization, and for other purposes.

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Sponsor and status

Brian Higgins

Sponsor. Representative for New York's 26th congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Feb 25, 2019
Length: 35 pages
Introduced
Feb 25, 2019
Status

Introduced on Feb 25, 2019

This bill is in the first stage of the legislative process. It was introduced into Congress on February 25, 2019. It will typically be considered by committee next before it is possibly sent on to the House or Senate as a whole.

Prognosis
2% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)
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Position statements

What legislators are saying

At Ways and Means Committee Hearing, Higgins Defends Protections for Pre-Existing Conditions, Encourages Expanding the Medicare Model to More Americans
    — Rep. Brian Higgins [D-NY26] (Sponsor) on Jun 13, 2019

After Comprehensive Budget Hearing on Single-Payer Health Care, Yarmuth Cosponsors Medicare-For-All & Public Option Proposals
    — Rep. John Yarmuth [D-KY3] (Co-sponsor) on May 30, 2019

Golden Unveils Healthcare Roadmap
    — Rep. Jared Golden [D-ME2] (Co-sponsor) on Feb 26, 2019

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History

Feb 25, 2019
 
Introduced

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Passed Committee

 
Passed House

 
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Signed by the President

H.R. 1346 is a bill in the United States Congress.

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