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H.R. 31: Health Coverage Choice Act


The text of the bill below is as of Jan 4, 2021 (Introduced).


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117th CONGRESS

1st Session

H. R. 31

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

January 4, 2021

introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce

A BILL

To amend title XXVII of the Public Health Service Act to provide for a definition of short-term limited duration insurance, and for other purposes.

1.

Short title

This Act may be cited as the Health Coverage Choice Act.

2.

Definition of short-term limited duration insurance

Section 2791(b) of the Public Health Service Act (42 U.S.C. 300gg–91(b)) is amended by adding at the end the following new paragraph:

(6)

Short-term limited duration insurance

The term short-term limited duration insurance means health insurance coverage provided under a contract with a health insurance issuer that—

(A)

has an expiration date specified in the contract that is less than 12 months after the original effective date of the contract; and

(B)

has a duration of not more than 3 years (taking into account renewals or extensions) after the original effective date of the contract.

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