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Short Title(s) as Introduced

American Healthshare Plans Act of 2020

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Official Titles - House of Representatives

Official Title as Introduced

To amend the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 to allow health share pools to be deemed an employer under section 3(5) of such Act for purposes of offering a group health plan or group health insurance coverage, and for other purposes.

Actions Overview (1)

Date Actions Overview
05/05/2020Introduced in House

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Date All Actions
05/05/2020Referred to the House Committee on Education and Labor.
Action By: House of Representatives
05/05/2020Introduced in House
Action By: House of Representatives

Cosponsors (5)

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CosponsorDate Cosponsored
Rep. Arrington, Jodey C. [R-TX-19]* 05/05/2020
Rep. Hice, Jody B. [R-GA-10]* 05/05/2020
Rep. Banks, Jim [R-IN-3] 05/14/2020
Rep. Fulcher, Russ [R-ID-1] 05/15/2020
Rep. Mooney, Alexander X. [R-WV-2] 06/24/2020

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House Education and Labor05/05/2020 Referred to

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Introduced in House (05/05/2020)

American Healthshare Plans Act of 2020

This bill permits entities such as self-employed companies and membership organizations to form healthshare pools to offer large group health insurance plans as a single employer. (In general, large group health plans cover employees of an employer that has 51 or more employees; in some states, large groups are defined as 101 employees or more.) Subject to specified nondiscrimination rules related to preexisting conditions and health status, healthshare pools must offer plans to all members or employees of the pool on an equal basis.

Healthshare pools are not considered joint employers for the purpose of other federal labor or employment laws.