Text: H.R.708 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)All Bill Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (01/27/2017)


115th CONGRESS
1st Session
H. R. 708


To amend title XXVII of the Public Health Service Act to change the permissible age variation in health insurance premium rates.


IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

January 27, 2017

Mr. Bucshon introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce


A BILL

To amend title XXVII of the Public Health Service Act to change the permissible age variation in health insurance premium rates.

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 “State Age Rating Flexibility Act of 2017”.

SEC. 2. Change in permissible age variation in health insurance premium rates.

Section 2701(a)(1)(A)(iii) of the Public Health Service Act (42 U.S.C. 300gg(a)(1)(A)(iii)), as inserted by section 1201(4) of Public Law 111–148, is amended by inserting after “3 to 1 for adults (consistent with section 2707(c))” the following: “or, for plan years beginning on or after January 1, 2018, 5 to 1 for adults (consistent with section 2707(c)) or such other ratio for adults (consistent with section 2707(c)) as the State involved may provide”.