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HR 635

Title: CHOICE Act
Author: Rep. Schakowsky, Janice D. [D-IL-9]

Summary
...This bill amends the Public Health Service Act to require the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to offer, throughout the United States, a public health insurance option that provides value, choice, competition, and the stability of affordable, high-quality coverage. Plans under the public health insurance option must be qualified health plans and must include plans with bronze, silver, and gold tier benefits. (Qualified health plans are sold on health insurance exchanges, are the only plans eligible for premium subsidies, and fulfill an individual's requirement to maintain minimum essential coverage.)</p> <p>HHS must establish an office of the ombudsman for the public health insurance option.</p> <p>States may establish advisory councils to provide recommendations to HHS on the ...

Status
Introduced in House 01/24/2017
Introduced in House 01/24/2017
Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce. 01/24/2017

Bill Text
08/16/2017 - HR 635 (Introduced+in+House)
01/24/2017 - HR 635 (Introduced+in+House)

 
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