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[Congressional Bills 113th Congress]
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[H.R. 3362 Referred in Senate (RFS)]

113th CONGRESS
  2d Session
                                H. R. 3362


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                   IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

                            January 27, 2014

     Received; read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, 
                     Education, Labor, and Pensions

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                                 AN ACT


 
  To amend the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act to require 
  transparency in the operation of American Health Benefit Exchanges.

    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 ``Exchange Information Disclosure 
Act''.

SEC. 2. WEEKLY REPORTS ON HEALTH BENEFIT EXCHANGES.

    Section 1311(c)(5) of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care 
Act (42 U.S.C. 18031(c)(5)) is amended--
            (1) in subparagraph (A), by striking ``and'' at the end;
            (2) in subparagraph (B), by striking the period and 
        inserting a semicolon; and
            (3) by inserting after subparagraph (B) the following:
                    ``(C) not later than the first Monday after the 
                date of enactment of this subparagraph, and each Monday 
                thereafter through March 30, 2015 (or the next business 
                day when Monday occurs on a Federal holiday), in 
                coordination with the Secretary of the Treasury and the 
                Secretary of Labor, submit to Congress and make 
                available to State governors, State insurance 
                commissioners, and the public, a report concerning 
                consumer interactions with the Internet website 
                maintained by the Federal Government for health 
                insurance coverage (healthcare.gov or any subsequent 
                Internet site (or sites) that is established in whole 
                or in part by the Federal Government to facilitate 
                enrollment in qualified health plans, the receipt of 
                advance premium tax credits or cost sharing reduction 
                assistance, or comparisons of available qualified 
                health plans) and any efforts undertaken to remedy 
                problems that impact taxpayers and consumers, such 
                report to include--
                            ``(i) a State-by-State break down of--
                                    ``(I) the number of unique website 
                                visits;
                                    ``(II) the number of web chat 
                                logins;
                                    ``(III) the number of individuals 
                                who create an account;
                                    ``(IV) the number of individuals 
                                who have selected a qualified health 
                                plan;
                                    ``(V) the number of individuals who 
                                enrolled in Medicaid, and, of such 
                                number, the number who became eligible 
                                to enroll because of changes in 
                                eligibility effected under this Act and 
                                the number who otherwise were eligible 
                                to enroll;
                                    ``(VI) the number of individuals 
                                who have effectuated enrollment in a 
                                qualified health plan through payment 
                                of the first monthly premium;
                                    ``(VII) the age of individuals who 
                                have effectuated enrollment in a 
                                qualified health plan through payment 
                                of the first monthly premium;
                                    ``(VIII) the number of enrollees in 
                                each zip code; and
                                    ``(IX) the level of coverage 
                                obtained;
                            ``(ii) a detailed description of the 
                        problems identified with website functionality, 
                        the actions that have been taken to resolve 
                        those problems, the identity of the contractors 
                        that are involved in such actions, the cost of 
                        such actions, how such actions are being paid 
                        for, and the names of the Federal officials 
                        responsible for overseeing the process; and
                            ``(iii) a description of the separate 
                        problems with the website, including problems 
                        relating to--
                                    ``(I) logging into the website;
                                    ``(II) enrolling in coverage;
                                    ``(III) transferring to the State 
                                Medicaid programs;
                                    ``(IV) the calculation of advance 
                                premium tax credits or cost sharing 
                                reductions;
                                    ``(V) eligibility for qualified 
                                health plans, advance premium tax 
                                credits, cost sharing reductions, 
                                Medicaid, or the Children's Health 
                                Insurance Program;
                                    ``(VI) income or identity 
                                verification;
                                    ``(VII) the transfer of information 
                                to health insurance issuers; and
                                    ``(VIII) consumer privacy and data 
                                security; and
                    ``(D) not later than the first Monday after the 
                date of enactment of this subparagraph, and each Monday 
                thereafter through March 30, 2015 (or the next business 
                day when Monday occurs on a Federal holiday), in 
                coordination with the Secretary of the Treasury and the 
                Secretary of Labor, submit to Congress and make 
                available to State governors, State insurance 
                commissioners, and the public, a report concerning the 
                Federally operated customer service call center, 
                including the number of calls received by the call 
                center, the Internet website or enrollment problems 
                identified by users, how many calls are referred to the 
                Centers for Consumer Information and Insurance 
                Oversight, how many calls are referred to State 
                insurance commissioners, and how many callers enrolled 
                in a qualified health plan through the call center.''.

SEC. 3. DISCLOSURE OF NAVIGATOR AND CERTIFIED APPLICATION COUNSELOR 
              GRANTEES.

    Section 1311(i) of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act 
(42 U.S.C. 18031(i)) is amended by adding at the end the following:
            ``(7) Public availability of list of navigators.--Not later 
        than 5 days after the date of enactment of the Exchange 
        Information Disclosure Act, the Secretary shall make available 
        to Congress, State attorneys general, State insurance 
        commissioners, and the public a list of all navigators and 
        certified application counselors that have been trained and 
        certified by Exchanges, including contact information for all 
        navigator entities and their partner organizations, including 
        subcontractors. Such list shall be updated by the Secretary on 
        a weekly basis through March 31, 2015.''.

SEC. 4. DISCLOSURE OF CERTIFIED AGENTS AND BROKERS.

    Section 1312(e) of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act 
(42 U.S.C. 18032(e)) is amended by adding at the end the following 
flush sentence: ``Not later than 5 days after the date of the enactment 
of the Exchange Information Disclosure Act, the Secretary shall make 
available on the Internet website maintained by the Federal Government 
for health insurance coverage (healthcare.gov or any subsequent 
Internet site (or sites) that is established in whole or in part by the 
Federal Government to facilitate enrollment in qualified health plans, 
the receipt of tax credits or cost sharing reduction assistance, or 
comparisons of available qualified health plans) a list of all agents 
and brokers who have been trained and certified by the Federal 
Exchange, including their name, business address (if available), and 
phone number. Such


              

 list shall be updated on a weekly basis through March 31, 2015.''.

            Passed the House of Representatives January 16, 2014.

            Attest:

                                                 KAREN L. HAAS,

                                                                 Clerk.