Summary: H.R.2082 — 107th Congress (2001-2002)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (06/06/2001)

Small Business Health Insurance Expansion Act of 2001 - Amends the Internal Revenue Code to: (1) allow for the deduction of 100 percent of the health insurance costs of self-employed individuals; (2) allow, for small employers, a limited credit for the expenses of employee health insurance coverage provided under a new health plan; and (3) provide for non-profit qualified health benefit purchasing coalitions.

Directs the: (1) Secretary of Health and Human Services to establish a State grant program to demonstrate the effectiveness of innovative ways to increase health insurance access through market reforms and other innovations; and (2) Small Business Administration to award grants to facilitate health benefits information for small businesses.