Introduced in House Passed House Introduced in Senate Passed Senate To President Became Law
12/03/2019          

Fair Indexing for Health Care Affordability Act

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12/10/2019 Introduced in House Open
12/03/2019 Introduced in House Open

            


116th CONGRESS
1st Session
H. R. 5291


To amend the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act to require the Secretary of Health and Human Services to set forth a method of determining annual updates to premium tax credit eligibility and maximum out-of-pocket limits.


IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

December 3, 2019

Mr. Van Drew (for himself, Ms. Matsui, and Mr. Horsford) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce


A BILL

To amend the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act to require the Secretary of Health and Human Services to set forth a method of determining annual updates to premium tax credit eligibility and maximum out-of-pocket limits.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. Short title.

This Act may be cited as the “Fair Indexing for Health Care Affordability Act”.

SEC. 2. Premium adjustment percentage.

Section 1302(c)(4) of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (42 U.S.C. 18022(c)(4)) is amended by striking “calendar year)” and inserting “calendar year, based on estimates and projections for the applicable calendar year of the percentage (if any) by which the average per enrollee premium for eligible employer-sponsored health plans (as defined in section 5000A(f)(2) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986) exceeds such average per enrollee premium for the preceding calendar year, as published in the National Health Expenditure Accounts)”.


Picture Name From Date Type
Jefferson Drew D-NJ 12/03/2019 Sponsor
Doris Matsui D-CA 12/03/2019 Cosponsor
Steven Horsford D-NV 12/03/2019 Cosponsor
Date Branch Action
12/03/2019 President Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.Action By: House of Representatives
12/03/2019 President Introduced in HouseAction By: House of Representatives
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