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Introduced in House (10/09/2013)


113th CONGRESS
1st Session
H. R. 3279

To amend section 1303(b)(3) of Public Law 111–148 concerning the notice requirements regarding the extent of health plan coverage of abortion and abortion premium surcharges.


IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
October 9, 2013

Mr. Smith of New Jersey (for himself, Mrs. Black, Mr. Lipinski, Mrs. Hartzler, Mr. Franks of Arizona, Mrs. Blackburn, Mrs. Wagner, Ms. Foxx, Mrs. Bachmann, Ms. Ros-Lehtinen, Mr. Roe of Tennessee, Mr. Wolf, Mr. Salmon, Mr. Weber of Texas, Mr. Sessions, Mr. Jones, Mr. Conaway, Mr. Duncan of South Carolina, Mr. Griffin of Arkansas, Mr. Terry, Mr. Huelskamp, Mr. Boustany, Mr. Massie, Mr. Kelly of Pennsylvania, Mr. Bentivolio, Mr. Burgess, Mr. Kingston, Mr. Culberson, Mr. Aderholt, Mr. Olson, Mr. Fleming, Mr. Cole, Mr. Rothfus, Mr. Brady of Texas, Mr. Walberg, Mr. King of Iowa, Mr. Long, Mr. Lamborn, Mr. Bridenstine, Mr. Harper, Mr. Cotton, Mr. Crawford, Mr. Roskam, Mr. Gohmert, Mr. Rokita, Mr. Nunnelee, Mr. Chabot, Mr. Poe of Texas, Mr. Rogers of Kentucky, Mr. Fortenberry, Mr. Latta, Mr. Pearce, Mr. Huizenga of Michigan, Mr. Harris, Mr. Miller of Florida, Mr. Radel, Mr. Goodlatte, Mr. Benishek, Mr. Womack, Mr. Duncan of Tennessee, Mr. Gowdy, Mr. LaMalfa, Mr. Hultgren, Mr. Hall, Mr. Pittenger, Mr. Fincher, Mr. Rodney Davis of Illinois, Mr. Wenstrup, Mr. Fleischmann, Mr. Marchant, and Mr. Johnson of Ohio) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce


A BILL

To amend section 1303(b)(3) of Public Law 111–148 concerning the notice requirements regarding the extent of health plan coverage of abortion and abortion premium surcharges.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. Short title.

This Act may be cited as the “Abortion Insurance Full Disclosure Act of 2013”.

SEC. 2. Revision of notice requirements regarding disclosure of extent of health plan coverage of abortion and abortion premium surcharges.

(a) In general.—Paragraph (3) of section 1303(b) of Public Law 111–148 (42 U.S.C. 18023(b)) is amended to read as follows:

“(3) RULES RELATING TO NOTICE.—

“(A) IN GENERAL.—The extent of coverage (if any) of services described in paragraph (1)(B)(i) or (1)(B)(ii) by a qualified health plan shall be disclosed to enrollees at the time of enrollment in the plan and shall be prominently displayed in any marketing or advertising materials, comparison tools, or summary of benefits and coverage explanation made available with respect to such plan by the issuer of the plan, by an Exchange, or by the Secretary, including information made available through an Internet portal or Exchange under sections 1311(c)(5) and 1311(d)(4)(C).

“(B) SEPARATE DISCLOSURE OF ABORTION SURCHARGES.—In the case of a qualified health plan that includes the services described in paragraph (1)(B)(i) and where the premium for the plan is disclosed, including in any marketing or advertising materials or any other information referred to in subparagraph (A), the surcharge described in paragraph (2)(B)(i)(II) that is attributable to such services shall also be disclosed and identified separately.”.

(b) Effective date.—The amendment made by subsection (a) shall apply to materials, tools, or other information made available more than 90 days after the date of the enactment of this Act.