US HB5589 | 2015-2016 | 114th Congress

Status

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 11-0)
Status: Introduced on June 28 2016 - 25% progression
Action: 2016-06-28 - Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.
Pending: House Energy And Commerce Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]

Summary

Plan Verification and Fairness Act of 2016 This bill amends the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act to require health insurance exchanges to verify an individual's eligibility for a special enrollment period before coverage is made effective. Individuals seeking coverage through an exchange during a special enrollment period must submit to the exchange the documents necessary to verify their eligibility for the special enrollment period. The Office of the Inspector General of the Department of Health and Human Services must report on enrollment during special enrollment periods for plan year 2015. The report must include the number of individuals who: (1) sought to enroll during a special enrollment period but were prohibited, (2) were prohibited because they did not provide documentation supporting eligibility, and (3) were prohibited because they provided invalid documentation.

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Title

Plan Verification and Fairness Act of 2016

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History

DateChamberAction
2016-06-28HouseReferred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.
2016-06-28HouseIntroduced in House

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