H.R.5682 - Health Insurance Fairness Act107th Congress (2001-2002)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Pomeroy, Earl [D-ND-At Large] (Introduced 10/16/2002)|
|Committees:||House - Energy and Commerce|
|Latest Action:||House - 10/28/2002 Referred to the Subcommittee on Health. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.5682 — 107th Congress (2001-2002)All Information (Except Text)
Health Insurance Fairness Act - Amends the Public Health Service Act to prohibit health insurance issuers that provide individual coverage or coverage through an association from: (1) reclassifying an individual from the class such individual was in at the time of the issuance of the contract for a health related factor; or (2) increasing the premiums assessed an individual for coverage for a health related reason.
Introduced in House (10/16/2002)
Declares that nothing in this Act shall be construed to prohibit a health insurance issuer from terminating or discontinuing coverage or a class of coverage in line with specified provisions of the Act, or from raising premium rates for all policy holders based on clams experience.