H.R.1814 - EACH Act113th Congress (2013-2014)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Schock, Aaron [R-IL-18] (Introduced 04/26/2013)|
|Committees:||House - Ways and Means|
|Latest Action:||Senate - 03/12/2014 Received in the Senate. (All Actions)|
This bill has the status Passed House
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Summary: H.R.1814 — 113th Congress (2013-2014)All Information (Except Text)
Passed House without amendment (03/11/2014)
(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary of that version is repeated here.)
Equitable Access to Care and Health Act or the EACH Act - Amends the Internal Revenue Code, with respect to minimum essential health care coverage requirements added by the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, to allow an additional religious exemption from such requirements for individuals whose sincerely held religious beliefs would cause them to object to medical health care provided under such coverage.
Defines "medical health care" to mean voluntary health treatment by or supervised by a medical doctor that would be covered under minimum essential coverage that: (1) includes voluntary acute care treatment at hospital emergency rooms, walk-in clinics, or similar facilities; and (2) excludes treatment not administered or supervised by a medical doctor, physical examinations or treatment required by law or third parties, and vaccinations.