H.R.314 - Health Care Choice Act of 2017115th Congress (2017-2018)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Blackburn, Marsha [R-TN-7] (Introduced 01/05/2017)|
|Committees:||House - Energy and Commerce; Ways and Means; Education and the Workforce|
|Latest Action:||House - 01/25/2017 Referred to the Subcommittee on Health. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.314 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (01/05/2017)
Health Care Choice Act of 2017
This bill repeals the health insurance and health coverage expansion requirements of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act and related provisions of the Health Care and Education Reconciliation Act of 2010. Provisions of law amended or repealed by those provisions are restored.
This bill amends the Public Health Service Act to provide that the laws of a state designated by a health insurer (primary state) apply to individual health insurance coverage offered by that insurer in any state (secondary state) if the coverage, states, and insurer comply with the conditions of this bill. Insurers are exempted from any secondary state's laws that would prohibit or regulate the operation of the insurer in that state. The primary state is given sole jurisdiction to enforce its covered laws in any secondary state.
The Government Accountability Office must study the effect of this bill on specified health insurance issues.