HR 1121

Title: Pre-existing Conditions Protection Act of 2017
Author: Rep. Greg Walden (REP-OR)

Public Health Service Act, the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 (ERISA), and Internal Revenue Code are revised to maintain PPACA consumer protections. Specifically, the bill would maintain the:</p> <ul> <li>requirement for health insurance to cover preexisting conditions,</li> <li>requirement for health insurers to accept every employer and every individual applying for coverage,</li> <li>prohibition against health insurers discriminating against individuals based on health status factors,</li> <li>prohibition against collecting genetic information in connection with issuing health insurance, and</li> <li>requirements for workplace wellness programs connected to health insurance.</li> </ul>

Introduced in House 02/16/2017
Introduced in House 02/16/2017
Referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, and in addition to the Committees on Education and the Workforce, and Ways and Means, 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. 02/16/2017
Referred to House Energy and Commerce 02/16/2017
Referred to House Education and the Workforce 02/16/2017
Referred to House Ways and Means 02/16/2017
Referred to the Subcommittee on Health. 02/28/2017

Bill Text
08/16/2017 - HR 1121 (Introduced+in+House)
02/16/2017 - HR 1121 (Introduced+in+House)
02/16/2017 - HR 1121 (Introduced+in+House)

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    Rep. Greg Walden (R-OR)
    () - U.S. Representative

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