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H.R. 6486: 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

Introduced on Apr 10, 2020

This bill is in the first stage of the legislative process. It was introduced into Congress on April 10, 2020. 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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History

Apr 10, 2020
 
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H.R. 6486 is a bill in the United States Congress.

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