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HR 1307

Title: Public Option Deficit Reduction Act
Author: Rep. Peter DeFazio (DEM-OR)

Summary
...This bill amends the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act to require the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to offer a public health insurance option that ensures choice, competition, and stability of affordable, high-quality coverage throughout the United States. The bill declares that HHS's primary responsibility is to create a low-cost plan without compromising quality or access to care.</p> <p>The bill sets forth provisions related to the establishment and governance of the public health insurance option, including that plans under the option must: (1) be offered only through health insurance exchanges; (2) comply with requirements for plans offered through exchanges, including requirements related to benefits, benefit levels, provider networks, notices, consumer ...

Status
Introduced in House 03/02/2017
Introduced in House 03/02/2017
Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce. 03/02/2017
Referred to the Subcommittee on Health. 03/17/2017

Bill Text
08/16/2017 - HR 1307 (Introduced+in+House)
03/02/2017 - HR 1307 (Introduced+in+House)
03/02/2017 - HR 1307 (Introduced+in+House)

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Author Details


    Rep. Peter DeFazio (D-OR)
    () - U.S. Representative

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    Capital Address:
    2134 Rayburn House Office Building

    Washington, DC 20515-3704
    Phone: (202) 225-6416

    District Address:
    405 East 8th Avenue, Suite 2030

    Eugene, OR 97401
    Phone: (541) 465-6732
    Fax: (541) 465-6458

 
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