HR 299

112th CONGRESS
1st Session

H. R. 299

To repeal the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act and the Health Care and Education Reconciliation Act of 2010, repeal the 7.5 percent threshold on the deduction for medical expenses, provide for increased funding for high-risk pools, allow acquiring health insurance across State lines, and allow for the creation of association health plans.

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

January 18, 2011

Mr. BROUN of Georgia introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, and in addition to the Committees on Ways and Means, Education and the Workforce, Appropriations, the Judiciary, Natural Resources, House Administration, and Rules, 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 repeal the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act and the Health Care and Education Reconciliation Act of 2010, repeal the 7.5 percent threshold on the deduction for medical expenses, provide for increased funding for high-risk pools, allow acquiring health insurance across State lines, and allow for the creation of association health plans.

SECTION 1. TABLE OF CONTENTS.

TITLE I--REPEAL OF PPACA AND HCERA

TITLE II--DEDUCTIBILITY OF MEDICAL EXPENSES

TITLE III--UNIVERSAL ACCESS

TITLE IV--INTERSTATE PURCHASING OF HEALTH INSURANCE

TITLE V--ASSOCIATION HEALTH PLANS

TITLE I--REPEAL OF PPACA AND HCERA

SEC. 101. REPEAL OF PPACA AND HCERA.

TITLE II--DEDUCTIBILITY OF MEDICAL EXPENSES

SEC. 201. REPEAL OF 7.5 PERCENT THRESHOLD ON DEDUCTION FOR MEDICAL EXPENSES.

TITLE III--UNIVERSAL ACCESS

SEC. 301. INCREASED FUNDING FOR HIGH RISK POOLS.

TITLE IV--INTERSTATE PURCHASING OF HEALTH INSURANCE

SEC. 401. INTERSTATE PURCHASING OF HEALTH INSURANCE.

`PART D--COOPERATIVE GOVERNING OF INDIVIDUAL HEALTH INSURANCE COVERAGE

`SEC. 2795. DEFINITIONS.

`SEC. 2796. APPLICATION OF LAW.

`SEC. 2797. PRIMARY STATE MUST MEET FEDERAL FLOOR BEFORE ISSUER MAY SELL INTO SECONDARY STATES.

`SEC. 2798. INDEPENDENT EXTERNAL APPEALS PROCEDURES.

`SEC. 2799. ENFORCEMENT.

TITLE V--ASSOCIATION HEALTH PLANS

SEC. 501. RULES GOVERNING ASSOCIATION HEALTH PLANS.

`PART 8--RULES GOVERNING ASSOCIATION HEALTH PLANS

`SEC. 801. ASSOCIATION HEALTH PLANS.

`SEC. 802. CERTIFICATION OF ASSOCIATION HEALTH PLANS.

`SEC. 803. REQUIREMENTS RELATING TO SPONSORS AND BOARDS OF TRUSTEES.

`SEC. 804. PARTICIPATION AND COVERAGE REQUIREMENTS.

`SEC. 805. OTHER REQUIREMENTS RELATING TO PLAN DOCUMENTS, CONTRIBUTION RATES, AND BENEFIT OPTIONS.

`SEC. 806. MAINTENANCE OF RESERVES AND PROVISIONS FOR SOLVENCY FOR PLANS PROVIDING HEALTH BENEFITS IN ADDITION TO HEALTH INSURANCE COVERAGE.

`SEC. 807. REQUIREMENTS FOR APPLICATION AND RELATED REQUIREMENTS.

`SEC. 808. NOTICE REQUIREMENTS FOR VOLUNTARY TERMINATION.

`SEC. 809. CORRECTIVE ACTIONS AND MANDATORY TERMINATION.

`SEC. 810. TRUSTEESHIP BY THE SECRETARY OF INSOLVENT ASSOCIATION HEALTH PLANS PROVIDING HEALTH BENEFITS IN ADDITION TO HEALTH INSURANCE COVERAGE.

`SEC. 811. STATE ASSESSMENT AUTHORITY.

`SEC. 812. DEFINITIONS AND RULES OF CONSTRUCTION.

`Part 8--Rules Governing Association Health Plans

SEC. 502. CLARIFICATION OF TREATMENT OF SINGLE EMPLOYER ARRANGEMENTS.

SEC. 503. ENFORCEMENT PROVISIONS RELATING TO ASSOCIATION HEALTH PLANS.

SEC. 504. COOPERATION BETWEEN FEDERAL AND STATE AUTHORITIES.

SEC. 505. EFFECTIVE DATE AND TRANSITIONAL AND OTHER RULES.

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