Summary of Amendments Submitted to the Rules Committee for H.R. 1213 - To Repeal the Mandatory Funding Provided to States in the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act To Establish American Health Benefit Exchanges

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Ellison (MN)

 

 

#3

 

 

Would require the Secretary of Health and Human Services to submit to Congress a report of the impact of H.R. 1213 on the uninsured rate in the United States.

 

Ellison (MN)

 

 

#4

 

 

Would require the Secretary of Health and Human Services to submit to Congress a report on the impact of H.R. 1213 on the possible delays and potential enrollment reductions to Health Benefit Exchanges.

 

Jackson Lee (TX)

 

 

#1

 

 

Would require the Secretary of Health and Human Services to post notice of rescission of funds and the amount rescinded on the public website of the Department of Health and Human Services.

 

Pallone (NJ)

 

 

#12

 

 

Would require GAO to report on benefits of funding in setting up state run exchanges that reflect that state's marketplace, as opposed to state exchanges established and operated by the federal government.

 

Waters (CA)

 

 

#5

 

 

Would prevent the bill from taking effect if the Secretary of Health and Human Services certifies that a significant number of uninsured Americans would have difficulty obtaining affordable health insurance coverage without being able to access a Health Benefit Exchange.

 

Waters (CA)

 

 

#6

 

 

Would prevent the bill from taking effect until legislation is enacted that repeals the requirement for states to establish Health Benefit Exchanges.

 

Waters (CA)

 

 

#7

 

 

Would prevent the bill from taking effect if the Governors of five or more states each certify that their states may be unable to afford to establish a Health Benefit Exchange without any federal assistance.

 

Waters (CA)

 

 

#8

 

 

Would require, within 6 months after enactment, the Secretary of Health and Human Services to submit to Congress a report on the extent to which states are expected to have difficulties establishing Health Benefit Exchanges without the federal assistance repealed and rescinded under this bill.

 

Waters (CA)

 

 

#9

 

 

Would require, within 6 months after enactment, the Secretary of Health and Human Services to submit to Congress a report on the extent to which uninsured Americans will have difficulty obtaining affordable health insurance coverage without being able to access such coverage through Health Benefit Exchanges.

 

Welch (VT)

 

 

#10

 

 

Would direct the Government Accountability Office to conduct a study to determine the extent to which the repeal of funding to states for Health Benefit Exchanges will result in a decrease of the number of individuals who have access to health insurance.

 

Welch (VT)

 

 

#11

 

 

Would preserve funding for establishment of Health Benefit Exchanges for states that apply for early innovator grants before 2012. The funds used shall be subject to availability of appropriations.

 

Woolsey (CA)

 

 

#2

 

 

Would preserve the competitive health insurance exchanges while also enacting a public health insurance option, which would compete with private plans within the exchanges.