H.R.5995 - Federal Employees Health Benefits Plan Amendments of 198297th Congress (1981-1982)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Ottinger, Richard L. [D-NY-24] (Introduced 03/30/1982)|
|Committees:||House - Post Office and Civil Service|
|Latest Action:||House - 04/28/1982 Referred to Subcommittee on Compensation and Employee Benefits. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.5995 — 97th Congress (1981-1982)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (03/30/1982)
Federal Employees Health Benefits Plan Amendments of 1982 - Prohibits the Office of Personnel Management from entering into a contract for a discriminatory health benefits plan for Federal employees.
Requires that Federal health plans: (1) include all benefits currently authorized as well as nervous and mental disorder benefits and alcoholism and substance abuse treatment and rehabilitation benefits; (2) provide equal coverage and benefits regardless of the nature of illness; and (3) pay all reasonable and customary expenses for medically or psychologically necessary treatment exceeding a specified amount to be paid by the enrollee.