Summary: S.1699 — 113th Congress (2013-2014)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in Senate (11/13/2013)

Continuous Coverage Act - Provides that, notwithstanding any provision of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) or the Health Care and Education Reconciliation Act of 2010:

  • a health insurance issuer shall offer an individual the opportunity to renew enrollment in coverage offered in the individual market if the individual was enrolled in such coverage on September 30, 2013, and continues to meet the requirements of eligibility for such coverage;
  • an individual may renew enrollment in such coverage for plan years through December 31, 2015;
  • the coverage shall not be required to meet PPACA essential health benefits requirements; and
  • the coverage shall be deemed to meet the Internal Revenue Code minimum essential coverage requirement (thus not subjecting the taxpayer to a penalty).