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H.R. 6486 (116th): Care for COVID-19 Act 2.0

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To amend the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act to require the Secretary of Health and Human Services to establish a special enrollment period during the COVID-19 emergency period, to require the Secretary to carry out outreach and educational activities for such special enrollment period, to require group health plans and health insurance issuers offering group or individual health insurance coverage to provide coverage without any cost sharing for certain items and services furnished during any portion of such emergency period, and for other purposes.

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Sponsor and status

Raul Ruiz

Sponsor. Representative for California's 36th congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Apr 10, 2020
Length: 11 pages
Introduced
Apr 10, 2020
116th Congress (2019–2021)
Status
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on April 10, 2020, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.

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Apr 10, 2020
 
Introduced

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H.R. 6486 (116th) 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. 6486. This is the one from the 116th Congress.

This bill was introduced in the 116th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2019 to Jan 3, 2021. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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