Text: H.R.458 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (01/10/2019)


116th CONGRESS
1st Session
H. R. 458


To prohibit implementation of the revised definition of short-term, limited-duration insurance in order to permit such insurance to provide up to 12 months of coverage.


IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

January 10, 2019

Mr. Fortenberry introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, and in addition to the Committees on Education and Labor, and Ways and Means, 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


A BILL

To prohibit implementation of the revised definition of short-term, limited-duration insurance in order to permit such insurance to provide up to 12 months of coverage.

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 “Affordable Limited Health Coverage Act”.

SEC. 2. Prohibiting implementation of the revised definition of short-term, limited-duration insurance in order to permit such insurance to provide up to 12 months of coverage.

Notwithstanding any other provision of law, the Secretary of Health and Human Services, the Secretary of the Treasury, and the Secretary of Labor may not take any action to implement, enforce, or otherwise give effect to the final rule, entitled “Excepted Benefits; Lifetime and Annual Limits; and Short-Term, Limited-Duration Insurance” (81 Fed. Reg. 75317–75319, October 31, 2016) insofar as such final rule relates to a revised definition of the term “short-term, limited-duration insurance” and the Secretaries shall implement, enforce, and otherwise give effect to the definition of such term applied by the Secretaries immediately prior to the publication of such final rule.