US HB6712 | 2019-2020 | 116th Congress

Status

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 6-0)
Status: Introduced on May 5 2020 - 25% progression, died in committee
Action: 2020-05-05 - Referred to the House Committee on Education and Labor.
Pending: House Education and Labor Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]

Summary

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.

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Title

American Healthshare Plans Act of 2020

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History

DateChamberAction
2020-05-05HouseReferred to the House Committee on Education and Labor.
2020-05-05HouseIntroduced in House

Same As/Similar To

SB3610 (Same As) 2020-05-05 - Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.

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US Congress State Sources


Bill Comments 750

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