H.R.697 - Family Building Act of 2009111th Congress (2009-2010)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Weiner, Anthony D. [D-NY-9] (Introduced 01/26/2009)|
|Committees:||House - Energy and Commerce; Education and Labor; Oversight and Government Reform|
|Latest Action:||House - 01/27/2009 Referred to the Subcommittee on Health. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.697 — 111th Congress (2009-2010)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (01/26/2009)
Family Building Act of 2009 - Amends the Public Health Service Act and the Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA) to require a group health plan that provides coverage for obstetrical services to include coverage for non-experimental treatment of infertility that is deemed appropriate by a participant or beneficiary and the treating physician. Requires coverage for assisted reproductive technology only if certain conditions are met. Prohibits a group health plan from taking specified actions to avoid the requirements of this Act.
Applies such requirements to health insurance coverage offered in the individual market and coverage offered through Federal Employees Health Benefit (FEHB) plans.