HR 676

112th CONGRESS
1st Session

H. R. 676

To provide for comprehensive health insurance coverage for all United States residents, improved health care delivery, and for other purposes.

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

February 11, 2011

Mr. CONYERS (for himself, Ms. BALDWIN, Mr. ELLISON, Mr. FILNER, Mr. HINCHEY, Mr. JACKSON of Illinois, Ms. LEE of California, Ms. PINGREE of Maine, Mr. TONKO, Mr. FRANK of Massachusetts, Mr. FARR, Mr. MEEKS, Mrs. MALONEY, Mr. DICKS, Ms. CHU, Mr. GRIJALVA, Mr. DOYLE, Mr. AL GREEN of Texas, Mr. SCOTT of Virginia, Mrs. CHRISTENSEN, Ms. ZOE LOFGREN of California, Ms. ROYBAL-ALLARD, Mr. COHEN, Mr. CAPUANO, Mr. WEINER, and Mr. NADLER) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, and in addition to the Committees on Ways and Means and Natural Resources, 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 provide for comprehensive health insurance coverage for all United States residents, improved health care delivery, and for other purposes.

SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE; TABLE OF CONTENTS.

TITLE I--ELIGIBILITY AND BENEFITS

TITLE II--FINANCES

Subtitle A--Budgeting and Payments

Subtitle B--Funding

TITLE III--ADMINISTRATION

TITLE IV--ADDITIONAL PROVISIONS

TITLE V--EFFECTIVE DATE

SEC. 2. DEFINITIONS AND TERMS.

TITLE I--ELIGIBILITY AND BENEFITS

SEC. 101. ELIGIBILITY AND REGISTRATION.

SEC. 102. BENEFITS AND PORTABILITY.

SEC. 103. QUALIFICATION OF PARTICIPATING PROVIDERS.

SEC. 104. PROHIBITION AGAINST DUPLICATING COVERAGE.

TITLE II--FINANCES

Subtitle A--Budgeting and Payments

SEC. 201. BUDGETING PROCESS.

SEC. 202. PAYMENT OF PROVIDERS AND HEALTH CARE CLINICIANS.

SEC. 203. PAYMENT FOR LONG-TERM CARE.

SEC. 204. MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES.

SEC. 205. PAYMENT FOR PRESCRIPTION MEDICATIONS, MEDICAL SUPPLIES, AND MEDICALLY NECESSARY ASSISTIVE EQUIPMENT.

SEC. 206. CONSULTATION IN ESTABLISHING REIMBURSEMENT LEVELS.

Subtitle B--Funding

SEC. 211. OVERVIEW: FUNDING THE MEDICARE FOR ALL PROGRAM.

SEC. 212. APPROPRIATIONS FOR EXISTING PROGRAMS.

TITLE III--ADMINISTRATION

SEC. 301. PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION; APPOINTMENT OF DIRECTOR.

SEC. 302. OFFICE OF QUALITY CONTROL.

SEC. 303. REGIONAL AND STATE ADMINISTRATION; EMPLOYMENT OF DISPLACED CLERICAL WORKERS.

SEC. 304. CONFIDENTIAL ELECTRONIC PATIENT RECORD SYSTEM.

SEC. 305. NATIONAL BOARD OF UNIVERSAL QUALITY AND ACCESS.

TITLE IV--ADDITIONAL PROVISIONS

SEC. 401. TREATMENT OF VA AND IHS HEALTH PROGRAMS.

SEC. 402. PUBLIC HEALTH AND PREVENTION.

SEC. 403. REDUCTION IN HEALTH DISPARITIES.

TITLE V--EFFECTIVE DATE

SEC. 501. EFFECTIVE DATE.

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