S.1354 - Individual Health Insurance Marketplace Improvement Act115th Congress (2017-2018)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Carper, Thomas R. [D-DE] (Introduced 06/14/2017)|
|Committees:||Senate - Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions|
|Latest Action:||Senate - 06/14/2017 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions. (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.1354 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in Senate (06/14/2017)
Individual Health Insurance Marketplace Improvement Act
This bill establishes and provides funds for an individual market stabilization reinsurance program to be administered in each state by the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). Under the program, HHS shall make reinsurance payments to health insurance issuers with respect to high-cost individuals enrolled in certain qualified health plans offered by the issuers.
HHS shall award grants to states or nonprofit community-based organizations to raise awareness of, and encourage enrollment in, qualified health plans.