At the end of the bill (before the short title) insert the following: TITLE VI ADDITIONAL GENERAL PROVISIONS SEC. 601. None of the funds made available in this Act may be used to implement any policy prohibiting a Medicare beneficiary from electing during a coverage election period described in section 1851(e) of the Social Security Act (42 U.S.C. 1395w-21(e)) to receive health care benefits under title XVIII of such Act through enrollment in a Medicare Advantage plan under part C of such title.

Purpose:

An amendment to add a new section prohibiting use of funds to implement any policy prohibiting a Medicare beneficiary from electing during a coverage election period, to receive health care benefits under title XVIII of such Act through enrollment in a Medicare Advantage plan.

House Amendment Code:

(A066)

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