US HB2476 | 2015-2016 | 114th Congress

Status

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 1-0)
Status: Introduced on May 20 2015 - 25% progression
Action: 2015-05-22 - Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.
Pending: House Subcommittee on Health Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]

Summary

Seniors' Health Care Choice Act of 2015 Amends title XVIII (Medicare) of the Social Security Act (SSA) to establish: (1) a special enrollment period under Medicare part B (Supplementary Medical Insurance) for an individual enrolled in COBRA (health insurance continuation benefits) continuation coverage who elected not to enroll under part B during the individual's initial enrollment period, and (2) a three-month open enrollment period starting with 2015 and recurring in the first three months of each subsequent year in which a Medicare Advantage (MA)-eligible individual under Medicare part C (Medicare+Choice) may change his or her Medicare enrollment election.

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Title

Seniors' Health Care Choice Act of 2015

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History

DateChamberAction
2015-05-22HouseReferred to the Subcommittee on Health.
2015-05-20HouseReferred to House Energy and Commerce
2015-05-20HouseReferred to House Ways and Means
2015-05-20HouseReferred to the Committee on Ways and Means, and in addition to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, 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.

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