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S 1970

Title: Medicare-X Choice Act of 2017
Author: Sen. Michael Bennet (DEM-CO)

Summary
...This bill amends the Social Security Act to create the Medicare Exchange health plan, which the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) must offer in certain individual health insurance exchanges in 2020 and offer in all individual health insurance exchanges by 2023. Any individual who is a resident of a state where the plan is offered and who is not eligible for Medicare benefits may enroll in the plan. CMS must offer the plan in the small group market in all areas for 2024.</p> <p>The plan must meet the same requirements, including essential health benefits, as health insurance exchange plans under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.</p> <p>Health care providers enrolled under Medicare or under a state Medicaid plan shall also be participating ...

Status
Introduced in Senate 10/17/2017
Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance. 10/17/2017

Bill Text
10/20/2017 - S 1970 (Introduced+in+Senate)
10/17/2017 - S 1970 (Introduced+in+Senate)

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    Sen. Michael Bennet (D-CO)
    () - U.S. Senate

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    Denver, CO 80203
    Phone: (303) 455-7600
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