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H.R. 458: Affordable Limited Health Coverage Act

The text of the bill below is as of Jan 10, 2019 (Introduced).


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116th CONGRESS

1st Session

H. R. 458

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

January 10, 2019

introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, and in addition to the Committees on Education and Labor, and Ways and Means, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned

A BILL

To prohibit implementation of the revised definition of short-term, limited-duration insurance in order to permit such insurance to provide up to 12 months of coverage.

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Short title

This Act may be cited as the Affordable Limited Health Coverage Act.

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Prohibiting implementation of the revised definition of short-term, limited-duration insurance in order to permit such insurance to provide up to 12 months of coverage

Notwithstanding any other provision of law, the Secretary of Health and Human Services, the Secretary of the Treasury, and the Secretary of Labor may not take any action to implement, enforce, or otherwise give effect to the final rule, entitled Excepted Benefits; Lifetime and Annual Limits; and Short-Term, Limited-Duration Insurance (81 Fed. Reg. 75317–75319, October 31, 2016) insofar as such final rule relates to a revised definition of the term short-term, limited-duration insurance and the Secretaries shall implement, enforce, and otherwise give effect to the definition of such term applied by the Secretaries immediately prior to the publication of such final rule.