S 312

112th CONGRESS
1st Session

S. 312

To amend the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act to repeal certain limitations on health care benefits.

IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

February 10, 2011

Mrs. HUTCHISON (for herself, Mr. BURR, Mr. COBURN, Mr. COCHRAN, Ms. COLLINS, Mr. INHOFE, Mr. RISCH, Mr. WICKER, and Mr. BLUNT) introduced the following bill; which was read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance


A BILL

To amend the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act to repeal certain limitations on health care benefits.

    Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE.

    This Act may be cited as the `Patients' Freedom to Choose Act'.

SEC. 2. REPEAL OF DISTRIBUTIONS FOR MEDICINE QUALIFIED ONLY IF FOR PRESCRIBED DRUG OR INSULIN.

    Section 9003 of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (Public Law 111-148) and the amendments made by such section are repealed; and the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 shall be applied as if such section, and amendments, had never been enacted.

SEC. 3. REPEAL OF LIMITATION ON HEALTH FLEXIBLE SPENDING ARRANGEMENTS UNDER CAFETERIA PLANS.

    Sections 9005 and 10902 of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (Public Law 111-148) and section 1403 of the Health Care and Education Reconciliation Act of 2010 (Public Law 111-152) and the amendments made by such sections are repealed.

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