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Titles (3)

Short Titles

Short Titles - House of Representatives

Short Titles as Introduced

Empowering Patients First Act of 2013

Short Titles as Introduced for portions of this bill
  • Small Business Health Fairness Act of 2013

Official Titles

Official Titles - House of Representatives

Official Title as Introduced

To provide for incentives to encourage health insurance coverage, and for other purposes.


Actions Overview (1)

Date
06/06/2013Introduced in House

All Actions (16)

Date
07/15/2013Referred to the Subcommittee on the Constitution and Civil Justice.
Action By: Committee on the Judiciary
07/08/2013Referred to the Subcommittee on Workforce Protections.
Action By: Committee on Education and the Workforce
06/20/2013Referred to the Subcommittee Indian and Alaska Native Affairs.
Action By: Committee on Natural Resources
06/07/2013Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.
Action By: Committee on Energy and Commerce
06/06/2013Referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, and in addition to the Committees on Education and the Workforce, Ways and Means, the Judiciary, Natural Resources, House Administration, Rules, Appropriations, the Budget, and Oversight and Government Reform, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.
Action By: House of Representatives
06/06/2013Referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, and in addition to the Committees on Education and the Workforce, Ways and Means, the Judiciary, Natural Resources, House Administration, Rules, Appropriations, the Budget, and Oversight and Government Reform, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.
Action By: House of Representatives
06/06/2013Referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, and in addition to the Committees on Education and the Workforce, Ways and Means, the Judiciary, Natural Resources, House Administration, Rules, Appropriations, the Budget, and Oversight and Government Reform, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.
Action By: House of Representatives
06/06/2013Referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, and in addition to the Committees on Education and the Workforce, Ways and Means, the Judiciary, Natural Resources, House Administration, Rules, Appropriations, the Budget, and Oversight and Government Reform, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.
Action By: House of Representatives
06/06/2013Referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, and in addition to the Committees on Education and the Workforce, Ways and Means, the Judiciary, Natural Resources, House Administration, Rules, Appropriations, the Budget, and Oversight and Government Reform, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.
Action By: House of Representatives
06/06/2013Referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, and in addition to the Committees on Education and the Workforce, Ways and Means, the Judiciary, Natural Resources, House Administration, Rules, Appropriations, the Budget, and Oversight and Government Reform, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.
Action By: House of Representatives
06/06/2013Referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, and in addition to the Committees on Education and the Workforce, Ways and Means, the Judiciary, Natural Resources, House Administration, Rules, Appropriations, the Budget, and Oversight and Government Reform, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.
Action By: House of Representatives
06/06/2013Referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, and in addition to the Committees on Education and the Workforce, Ways and Means, the Judiciary, Natural Resources, House Administration, Rules, Appropriations, the Budget, and Oversight and Government Reform, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.
Action By: House of Representatives
06/06/2013Referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, and in addition to the Committees on Education and the Workforce, Ways and Means, the Judiciary, Natural Resources, House Administration, Rules, Appropriations, the Budget, and Oversight and Government Reform, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.
Action By: House of Representatives
06/06/2013Referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, and in addition to the Committees on Education and the Workforce, Ways and Means, the Judiciary, Natural Resources, House Administration, Rules, Appropriations, the Budget, and Oversight and Government Reform, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.
Action By: House of Representatives
06/06/2013Referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, and in addition to the Committees on Education and the Workforce, Ways and Means, the Judiciary, Natural Resources, House Administration, Rules, Appropriations, the Budget, and Oversight and Government Reform, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.
Action By: House of Representatives
06/06/2013Introduced in House
Action By: House of Representatives

Cosponsors (58)

* = Original cosponsor
CosponsorDate Cosponsored
Rep. Bucshon, Larry [R-IN-8] 06/11/2013
Rep. Lamborn, Doug [R-CO-5] 06/11/2013
Rep. Westmoreland, Lynn A. [R-GA-3] 06/11/2013
Rep. Mulvaney, Mick [R-SC-5] 06/12/2013
Rep. Wenstrup, Brad R. [R-OH-2] 06/12/2013
Rep. Pittenger, Robert [R-NC-9] 06/12/2013
Rep. DesJarlais, Scott [R-TN-4] 06/12/2013
Rep. Roe, David P. [R-TN-1] 06/12/2013
Rep. Wilson, Joe [R-SC-2] 06/12/2013
Rep. Olson, Pete [R-TX-22] 06/12/2013
Rep. Bachmann, Michele [R-MN-6] 06/12/2013
Rep. Benishek, Dan [R-MI-1] 06/14/2013
Rep. Ribble, Reid J. [R-WI-8] 06/14/2013
Rep. Huizenga, Bill [R-MI-2] 06/14/2013
Rep. Salmon, Matt [R-AZ-5] 06/17/2013
Rep. Coffman, Mike [R-CO-6] 06/17/2013
Rep. Heck, Joseph J. [R-NV-3] 06/19/2013
Rep. Franks, Trent [R-AZ-8] 06/20/2013
Rep. Bishop, Rob [R-UT-1] 06/20/2013
Rep. Huelskamp, Tim [R-KS-1] 06/20/2013
Rep. Meadows, Mark [R-NC-11] 06/20/2013
Rep. McKinley, David B. [R-WV-1] 06/20/2013
Rep. Southerland, Steve II [R-FL-2] 06/27/2013
Rep. Hensarling, Jeb [R-TX-5] 07/08/2013
Rep. Johnson, Bill [R-OH-6] 07/08/2013
Rep. Cotton, Tom [R-AR-4] 07/08/2013
Rep. Walberg, Tim [R-MI-7] 07/09/2013
Rep. Hudson, Richard [R-NC-8] 07/17/2013
Rep. Hartzler, Vicky [R-MO-4] 07/17/2013
Rep. Nunnelee, Alan [R-MS-1] 07/23/2013
Rep. LaMalfa, Doug [R-CA-1] 07/30/2013
Rep. Rice, Tom [R-SC-7] 07/31/2013
Rep. Weber, Randy K., Sr. [R-TX-14] 09/12/2013
Rep. Rigell, E. Scott [R-VA-2] 09/12/2013
Rep. Tipton, Scott R. [R-CO-3] 09/12/2013
Rep. Yoder, Kevin [R-KS-3] 09/26/2013
Rep. Rothfus, Keith J. [R-PA-12] 09/26/2013
Rep. Duncan, Jeff [R-SC-3] 10/01/2013
Rep. Graves, Tom [R-GA-14] 10/23/2013
Rep. Wittman, Robert J. [R-VA-1] 10/28/2013
Rep. Harris, Andy [R-MD-1] 12/04/2013
Rep. Black, Diane [R-TN-6] 12/04/2013
Rep. Blackburn, Marsha [R-TN-7] 12/04/2013
Rep. Marchant, Kenny [R-TX-24] 12/04/2013
Rep. Conaway, K. Michael [R-TX-11] 12/04/2013
Rep. Woodall, Rob [R-GA-7] 12/04/2013
Rep. Calvert, Ken [R-CA-42] 12/04/2013
Rep. Webster, Daniel [R-FL-10] 12/05/2013
Rep. Flores, Bill [R-TX-17] 12/05/2013
Rep. Thompson, Glenn [R-PA-5] 12/09/2013
Rep. Goodlatte, Bob [R-VA-6] 12/09/2013
Rep. Boustany, Charles W., Jr. [R-LA-3] 12/12/2013
Rep. Roskam, Peter J. [R-IL-6] 12/12/2013
Rep. Hall, Ralph M. [R-TX-4] 12/12/2013
Rep. McHenry, Patrick T. [R-NC-10] 01/07/2014
Rep. Miller, Jeff [R-FL-1] 01/09/2014
Rep. Gingrey, Phil [R-GA-11] 01/10/2014
Rep. Kline, John [R-MN-2] 02/04/2014
Cosponsors Who Withdrew Date Cosponsored Date Withdrawn CR Explanation
Rep. Crawford, Eric A. "Rick" [R-AR-1] 06/14/2013 07/11/2013 --

Committees (10)

Committees, subcommittees and links to reports associated with this bill are listed here, as well as the nature and date of committee activity and Congressional report number.

Committee / Subcommittee Date Activity Reports
House Energy and Commerce06/06/2013 Referred to
House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Health06/07/2013 Referred to
House Education and the Workforce06/06/2013 Referred to
House Education and the Workforce Subcommittee on Workforce Protections07/08/2013 Referred to
House Ways and Means06/06/2013 Referred to
House Judiciary06/06/2013 Referred to
House Judiciary Subcommittee on Constitution and Civil Justice07/15/2013 Referred to
House Natural Resources06/06/2013 Referred to
House Natural Resources Subcommittee on Indian and Alaska Native Affairs06/20/2013 Referred to
House Administration06/06/2013 Referred to
House Rules06/06/2013 Referred to
House Appropriations06/06/2013 Referred to
House Budget06/06/2013 Referred to
House Oversight and Government Reform06/06/2013 Referred to

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Latest Summary (1)

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Introduced in House (06/06/2013)

Empowering Patients First Act of 2013 - Repeals the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act and the health care provisions of the Health Care and Education and Reconciliation Act of 2010, effective as of their enactment. Restores or revives provisions amended or repealed by such Act or such health care provisions.

Amends the Internal Revenue Code to allow a refundable tax credit for the cost of qualified health insurance costs for low-income taxpayers and a tax deduction for such costs for other taxpayers.

Amends the Public Health Service Act to provide for the establishment and governance of individual and small employer membership associations (IMAs) to make health benefits coverage available to IMA members and their dependents.

Small Business Health Fairness Act of 2013 - Amends the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 (ERISA) to provide for establishment and governance of association health plans, which are group health plans whose sponsors are trade, industry, professional, chamber of commerce, or similar business associations and which meet certain ERISA certification requirements.

Directs that the laws of the state designated by a health insurance issuer (primary state) shall apply to individual health insurance coverage offered by that issuer in the primary state and in any other state (secondary state), but only if the coverage and issuer comply with conditions of this Act.

Amends title XXI (Children's Health Insurance) (CHIP) of the Social Security Act (SSA) to: (1) require a state CHIP plan to specify how it will achieve coverage for 90% of targeted low-income children; and (2) prohibit CHIP payments for children with family income above 300% of the applicable poverty line.

Directs the Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS) to issue best practice guidelines for the treatment of medical conditions. Sets forth how such guidelines may be used in a health care lawsuit.

Permits a group health plan to vary premiums and cost-sharing by up to 50% of the benefits based on participation (or lack of participation) in a wellness program.

Requires a health insurance issuer to provide claims information, on request, to a plan, plan sponsor, or plan administrator.

Prohibits the Secretary from using comparative effectiveness research or patient-centered outcomes research to deny coverage of an item or service under a federal health care program.

Authorizes a state to establish a Health Plan and Provider Portal website to standardize information on health insurance plans available in the state.

Amends title XVIII (Medicare) of SSA to permit Medicare beneficiaries to contract with a physician or practitioner for health care items or services. Prohibits states from imposing limits on the amount of charges for health care services furnished by an eligible professional.

Sets forth provisions regarding students loans and loan repayment for health care professionals.

Exempts health care professionals from federal and state antitrust laws in connection with negotiations with a health plan regarding contract terms under which the professionals provide health care items or services for which plan benefits are provided.

Establishes discretionary spending limits for FY2022-FY2023 for new budget authority in the nondefense category and revises sequestration discretionary spending limits for FY2014-FY2021.