S.1617 - If You Like Your Health Plan, You Can Keep it Act113th Congress (2013-2014)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Johnson, Ron [R-WI] (Introduced 10/30/2013)|
|Committees:||Senate - Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions|
|Latest Action:||10/30/2013 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.|
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Summary: S.1617 — 113th Congress (2013-2014)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in Senate (10/30/2013)
If You Like Your Health Plan, You Can Keep it Act - Amends the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) to prohibit anything in the Act from being construed to require an individual to terminate coverage under a group health plan or health insurance coverage in which the individual was enrolled during any part of the period beginning on the date of enactment of PPACA (March 23, 2010) and ending on December 31, 2013.
Allows: (1) continuation of coverage under a group health plan or health insurance in which an individual was enrolled during any part of such period, regardless of whether the individual renews such coverage; (2) family members of the individual to join coverage under such a plan that is renewed; (3) new employees to join a group health plan that provides coverage during any part of such period; and (4) continuation of coverage maintained pursuant to a collective bargaining agreement that was ratified before the end of such period.