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Titles (2)

Short Titles

Short Titles - House of Representatives

Short Titles as Introduced

American Health Care Reform Act of 2015

Official Titles

Official Titles - House of Representatives

Official Title as Introduced

To repeal the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act and related reconciliation provisions, to promote patient-centered health care, to provide for the creation of a safe harbor for defendants in medical malpractice actions who demonstrate adherence to clinical practice guidelines, and for other purposes.


Actions Overview (1)

Date Actions Overview
06/04/2015Introduced in House

All Actions (16)

Date All Actions
06/15/2015Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.
Action By: Committee on Veterans' Affairs
06/11/2015Referred to the Subcommittee on Indian, Insular and Alaska Native Affairs.
Action By: Committee on Natural Resources
06/09/2015Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.
Action By: Committee on Ways and Means
06/05/2015Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.
Action By: Committee on Energy and Commerce
06/04/2015Referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, and in addition to the Committees on Ways and Means, Education and the Workforce, the Judiciary, Natural Resources, House Administration, Rules, Appropriations, Veterans' Affairs, and the Budget, 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
06/04/2015Referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, and in addition to the Committees on Ways and Means, Education and the Workforce, the Judiciary, Natural Resources, House Administration, Rules, Appropriations, Veterans' Affairs, and the Budget, 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
06/04/2015Referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, and in addition to the Committees on Ways and Means, Education and the Workforce, the Judiciary, Natural Resources, House Administration, Rules, Appropriations, Veterans' Affairs, and the Budget, 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
06/04/2015Referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, and in addition to the Committees on Ways and Means, Education and the Workforce, the Judiciary, Natural Resources, House Administration, Rules, Appropriations, Veterans' Affairs, and the Budget, 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
06/04/2015Referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, and in addition to the Committees on Ways and Means, Education and the Workforce, the Judiciary, Natural Resources, House Administration, Rules, Appropriations, Veterans' Affairs, and the Budget, 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
06/04/2015Referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, and in addition to the Committees on Ways and Means, Education and the Workforce, the Judiciary, Natural Resources, House Administration, Rules, Appropriations, Veterans' Affairs, and the Budget, 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
06/04/2015Referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, and in addition to the Committees on Ways and Means, Education and the Workforce, the Judiciary, Natural Resources, House Administration, Rules, Appropriations, Veterans' Affairs, and the Budget, 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
06/04/2015Referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, and in addition to the Committees on Ways and Means, Education and the Workforce, the Judiciary, Natural Resources, House Administration, Rules, Appropriations, Veterans' Affairs, and the Budget, 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
06/04/2015Referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, and in addition to the Committees on Ways and Means, Education and the Workforce, the Judiciary, Natural Resources, House Administration, Rules, Appropriations, Veterans' Affairs, and the Budget, 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
06/04/2015Referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, and in addition to the Committees on Ways and Means, Education and the Workforce, the Judiciary, Natural Resources, House Administration, Rules, Appropriations, Veterans' Affairs, and the Budget, 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
06/04/2015Referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, and in addition to the Committees on Ways and Means, Education and the Workforce, the Judiciary, Natural Resources, House Administration, Rules, Appropriations, Veterans' Affairs, and the Budget, 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
06/04/2015Introduced in House
Action By: House of Representatives

Cosponsors (99)

* = Original cosponsor
CosponsorDate Cosponsored
Rep. Scott, Austin [R-GA-8]* 06/04/2015
Rep. Flores, Bill [R-TX-17]* 06/04/2015
Rep. Barr, Andy [R-KY-6]* 06/04/2015
Rep. Blackburn, Marsha [R-TN-7]* 06/04/2015
Rep. Carter, Earl L. "Buddy" [R-GA-1]* 06/04/2015
Rep. Ellmers, Renee L. [R-NC-2]* 06/04/2015
Rep. Fleming, John [R-LA-4]* 06/04/2015
Rep. Gosar, Paul A. [R-AZ-4]* 06/04/2015
Rep. Harris, Andy [R-MD-1]* 06/04/2015
Rep. Hill, J. French [R-AR-2]* 06/04/2015
Rep. Rokita, Todd [R-IN-4]* 06/04/2015
Rep. Scalise, Steve [R-LA-1]* 06/04/2015
Rep. Bucshon, Larry [R-IN-8]* 06/04/2015
Rep. Gibbs, Bob [R-OH-7]* 06/04/2015
Rep. Bishop, Mike [R-MI-8]* 06/04/2015
Rep. Walberg, Tim [R-MI-7]* 06/04/2015
Rep. Weber, Randy K., Sr. [R-TX-14]* 06/04/2015
Rep. Wenstrup, Brad R. [R-OH-2]* 06/04/2015
Rep. Farenthold, Blake [R-TX-27]* 06/04/2015
Rep. Huelskamp, Tim [R-KS-1]* 06/04/2015
Rep. Byrne, Bradley [R-AL-1]* 06/04/2015
Rep. Huizenga, Bill [R-MI-2]* 06/04/2015
Rep. Rouzer, David [R-NC-7]* 06/04/2015
Rep. Yoder, Kevin [R-KS-3]* 06/04/2015
Rep. Lamborn, Doug [R-CO-5]* 06/04/2015
Rep. Neugebauer, Randy [R-TX-19]* 06/04/2015
Rep. Franks, Trent [R-AZ-8]* 06/04/2015
Rep. Pittenger, Robert [R-NC-9]* 06/04/2015
Rep. Cole, Tom [R-OK-4]* 06/04/2015
Rep. Babin, Brian [R-TX-36]* 06/04/2015
Rep. Rooney, Thomas J. [R-FL-17]* 06/04/2015
Rep. Stutzman, Marlin A. [R-IN-3]* 06/04/2015
Rep. Rothfus, Keith J. [R-PA-12]* 06/04/2015
Rep. Hartzler, Vicky [R-MO-4]* 06/04/2015
Rep. Wagner, Ann [R-MO-2]* 06/04/2015
Rep. DesJarlais, Scott [R-TN-4]* 06/04/2015
Rep. McKinley, David B. [R-WV-1]* 06/04/2015
Rep. Benishek, Dan [R-MI-1]* 06/04/2015
Rep. Fincher, Stephen Lee [R-TN-8]* 06/04/2015
Rep. Wilson, Joe [R-SC-2]* 06/04/2015
Rep. Olson, Pete [R-TX-22]* 06/04/2015
Rep. Palazzo, Steven M. [R-MS-4]* 06/04/2015
Rep. Messer, Luke [R-IN-6]* 06/04/2015
Rep. McClintock, Tom [R-CA-4]* 06/04/2015
Rep. McCaul, Michael T. [R-TX-10]* 06/04/2015
Rep. Barton, Joe [R-TX-6] 06/08/2015
Rep. Chabot, Steve [R-OH-1] 06/08/2015
Rep. Johnson, Sam [R-TX-3] 06/08/2015
Rep. Carter, John R. [R-TX-31] 06/08/2015
Rep. Williams, Roger [R-TX-25] 06/08/2015
Rep. Tipton, Scott R. [R-CO-3] 06/08/2015
Rep. Hensarling, Jeb [R-TX-5] 06/08/2015
Rep. Miller, Jeff [R-FL-1] 06/08/2015
Rep. Westerman, Bruce [R-AR-4] 06/08/2015
Rep. Duncan, Jeff [R-SC-3] 06/08/2015
Rep. Thompson, Glenn [R-PA-5] 06/08/2015
Rep. LaMalfa, Doug [R-CA-1] 06/08/2015
Rep. Thornberry, Mac [R-TX-13] 06/08/2015
Rep. Walker, Mark [R-NC-6] 06/08/2015
Rep. Bishop, Rob [R-UT-1] 06/08/2015
Rep. Royce, Edward R. [R-CA-39] 06/10/2015
Rep. Allen, Rick W. [R-GA-12] 06/10/2015
Rep. Hice, Jody B. [R-GA-10] 06/15/2015
Rep. Culberson, John Abney [R-TX-7] 06/15/2015
Rep. Granger, Kay [R-TX-12] 06/15/2015
Rep. Conaway, K. Michael [R-TX-11] 06/15/2015
Rep. Sessions, Pete [R-TX-32] 06/17/2015
Rep. Pearce, Stevan [R-NM-2] 06/17/2015
Rep. Fleischmann, Charles J. "Chuck" [R-TN-3] 06/24/2015
Rep. Latta, Robert E. [R-OH-5] 06/24/2015
Rep. Ratcliffe, John [R-TX-4] 06/25/2015
Rep. Kelly, Mike [R-PA-3] 06/25/2015
Rep. Meadows, Mark [R-NC-11] 07/08/2015
Rep. Harper, Gregg [R-MS-3] 07/08/2015
Rep. Foxx, Virginia [R-NC-5] 07/08/2015
Rep. Johnson, Bill [R-OH-6] 07/27/2015
Rep. Marchant, Kenny [R-TX-24] 07/27/2015
Rep. Black, Diane [R-TN-6] 07/27/2015
Rep. Roby, Martha [R-AL-2] 07/27/2015
Rep. Bilirakis, Gus M. [R-FL-12] 07/28/2015
Rep. Simpson, Michael K. [R-ID-2] 07/28/2015
Rep. Roskam, Peter J. [R-IL-6] 07/29/2015
Rep. Amodei, Mark E. [R-NV-2] 07/29/2015
Rep. Goodlatte, Bob [R-VA-6] 07/29/2015
Rep. Abraham, Ralph Lee [R-LA-5] 07/29/2015
Rep. Luetkemeyer, Blaine [R-MO-3] 07/29/2015
Rep. Jenkins, Lynn [R-KS-2] 07/29/2015
Rep. Mooney, Alexander X. [R-WV-2] 07/29/2015
Rep. Graves, Tom [R-GA-14] 07/29/2015
Rep. Crenshaw, Ander [R-FL-4] 07/29/2015
Rep. Mulvaney, Mick [R-SC-5] 07/31/2015
Rep. Long, Billy [R-MO-7] 07/31/2015
Rep. Noem, Kristi L. [R-SD-At Large] 07/31/2015
Rep. Hudson, Richard [R-NC-8] 07/31/2015
Rep. Fortenberry, Jeff [R-NE-1] 09/10/2015
Rep. Ross, Dennis A. [R-FL-15] 09/10/2015
Rep. Stewart, Chris [R-UT-2] 12/02/2015
Rep. Cook, Paul [R-CA-8] 02/01/2016
Rep. Duncan, John J., Jr. [R-TN-2] 09/28/2016

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 Related Documents
House Energy and Commerce06/04/2015 Referred to
House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Health06/05/2015 Referred to
House Ways and Means06/04/2015 Referred to
House Ways and Means Subcommittee on Health06/09/2015 Referred to
House Education and the Workforce06/04/2015 Referred to
House Judiciary06/04/2015 Referred to
House Natural Resources06/04/2015 Referred to
House Natural Resources Subcommittee on Indian, Insular and Alaska Native Affairs06/11/2015 Referred to
Committee on House Administration06/04/2015 Referred to
House Rules06/04/2015 Referred to
House Appropriations06/04/2015 Referred to
House Veterans' Affairs06/04/2015 Referred to
House Veterans' Affairs Subcommittee on Health06/15/2015 Referred to
House Budget06/04/2015 Referred to

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Introduced in House (06/04/2015)

American Health Care Reform Act of 2015

This bill repeals the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act and the health care provisions of the Health Care and Education Reconciliation Act of 2010, effective January 1, 2016. Provisions amended by repealed provisions are restored.

This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to allow an income tax standard deduction for health insurance.

Provisions regarding health savings accounts (HSAs) are revised, including to raise contribution limits and to expand the products and services that may be paid for using an HSA.

Group health plans may vary premiums and cost-sharing based on participation in a wellness program.

This bill amends the Public Health Service Act to require the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to provide grants to states for high risk health insurance pools.

Individual health insurance coverage is governed by the laws of the state designated by the health insurance issuer.

This bill amends title XI (General Provisions) of the Social Security Act to require the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services to publish Medicare claims and payment data.

This bill amends the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 (ERISA) to provide for association health plans, which are group health plans sponsored by certain business associations.

Veterans with certain service-related disabilities or who have been awarded a medal of honor must be provided access to medical services though specified entities other than the Department of Veterans Affairs.

HHS must publish clinical practice guidelines. Independent medical review panels must review health care lawsuits in which the defendant alleges adherence to clinical practice guidelines.

Federal courts have jurisdiction over health care lawsuits.

This bill amends the Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control Act of 1985 to revise non-security discretionary spending limits.