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S 191

Title: Patient Freedom Act of 2017
Author: Sen. Bill Cassidy (REP-LA)

Summary
...This bill provides states with three options regarding title I (provisions on health insurance reform, exchanges, and subsidies) of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA): (1) continue implementing PPACA, with a limit on total premium and cost sharing subsidies provided in the state; (2) waive the requirements of title I of PPACA, with specified exceptions; or (3) the second option plus implementation of a Roth health savings account (HSA) deposit system. Only residents of states continuing to implement PPACA are eligible for PPACA premium subsidies.</p> <p>The bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to set forth provisions regarding Roth HSAs, which have annual contribution limits and are not subject to taxes. Contributions to Roth HSAs are not tax deductible.</p> <p>In ...

Status
Introduced in Senate 01/23/2017
Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance. (Sponsor introductory remarks on measure: CR S400-402) 01/23/2017

Bill Text
08/16/2017 - S 191 (Introduced+in+Senate)
01/23/2017 - S 191 (Introduced+in+Senate)

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    Sen. Bill Cassidy (R-LA)
    () - U.S. Senate

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    Washington, DC 20510
    Phone: (202) 224-5824

    District Address:
    5555 Hilton Avenue, Suite 100

    Baton Rouge, LA 70808
    Phone: (225) 929-7711
    Fax: (225) 929-7688

 
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