H.Con.Res.474 - Expressing the sense of the Congress that private health insurance companies should take a proactive role in promoting healthy lifestyles, and for other purposes.107th Congress (2001-2002)
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|Sponsor:||Rep. McCarthy, Karen [D-MO-5] (Introduced 09/19/2002)|
|Committees:||House - Energy and Commerce|
|Latest Action:||House - 09/23/2002 Referred to the Subcommittee on Health. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.Con.Res.474 — 107th Congress (2001-2002)All Information (Except Text)
Commends Secretary of Health and Human Services Tommy Thompson for urging private health insurance companies to encourage Americans to lead active lifestyles.
Introduced in House (09/19/2002)
Expresses the sense of Congress that private health insurance companies should: (1) do more to encourage Americans to lead healthier and more active lifestyles; (2) provide discounted premiums to those who exercise regularly; and (3) encourage frequent screening for diseases that are easily treatable in their early stages. Applauds private health insurance companies that are already taking such actions.