HR 103

112th CONGRESS
1st Session

H. R. 103

To amend the Social Security Act to improve choices available to Medicare eligible seniors by permitting them to elect (instead of regular Medicare benefits) to receive a voucher for a health savings account, for premiums for a high deductible health insurance plan, or both and by suspending Medicare late enrollment penalties between ages 65 and 70.

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

January 5, 2011

Mrs. BLACKBURN (for herself, Mr. ROE of Tennessee, Mr. PENCE, Mr. SESSIONS, and Mr. PAUL) introduced the following bill; which was referred 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


A BILL

To amend the Social Security Act to improve choices available to Medicare eligible seniors by permitting them to elect (instead of regular Medicare benefits) to receive a voucher for a health savings account, for premiums for a high deductible health insurance plan, or both and by suspending Medicare late enrollment penalties between ages 65 and 70.

SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE.

SEC. 2. FINDINGS.

SEC. 3. AUTHORITY TO ELECT VOUCHER PROGRAM INSTEAD OF MEDICARE PART A ENTITLEMENT.

SEC. 4. SUSPENSION OF MEDICARE LATE ENROLLMENT PENALTIES BETWEEN AGES 65 AND 70.

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