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Family Building Act of 2009

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A bill to amend the Public Health Service Act, the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974, and chapter 89 of title 5, United States Code, to require coverage for the treatment of infertility.


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Date
06/15/2009Introduced in Senate

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Date
06/15/2009Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.
Action By: Senate

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No cosponsors.


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Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions06/15/2009 Referred to

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Introduced in Senate (06/15/2009)

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.