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H.R. 599: Protecting Medicare Beneficiaries with Pre-Existing Conditions Act


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The summary below was written by the Congressional Research Service, which is a nonpartisan division of the Library of Congress, and was published on Jan 28, 2021.


Protecting Medicare Beneficiaries with Pre-Existing Conditions Act

This bill expands guaranteed issue rights with respect to Medigap policies (Medicare supplemental health insurance policies) to all beneficiaries regardless of age. (Guaranteed issue rights require that a policy be offered to any eligible applicant without regard to health status.) The bill provides for a phased implementation over a five-year period, with full implementation by January 1, 2028.