Summary of Amendments Submitted to the Rules Committee for H.R. 1101 - Small Business Health Fairness Act of 2017

Summaries Derived from Information Provided by Sponsors

Listed in Alphabetical Order

Mar 20, 2017 5:25 PM

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Bonamici (OR), Davis, Susan (CA), Wilson (FL)


States that the legislation could not take effect if it would lead to increased premiums for older workers.

Davis, Susan (CA)


Requires that Association Health Plans provide for maternity care and direct access to OBGYN care.

Davis, Susan (CA), Bonamici (OR)


Requires Association Health Plans to provide for essential women's health benefits including maternity care, preventive care and services, direct access to ob-gyn care, prohibition against pre-existing condition exclusions, no gender rating, no annual or lifetimes limits, and no excessive waiting periods.

Espaillat (NY), Hanabusa (HI)


Protects the ability of the States to regulate any association health plan, including regulation related to benefits, consumer protections, and rating restrictions.

Grothman (WI)


LATE WITHDRAWN States a stop loss insurance policy purchased by an association health plan shall not be treated as an employee welfare benefit plan under ERISA.

Herrera-Beutler (WA)


REVISED Clarifies that existing association health plans may continue to operate under existing state and federal law.

Torres (CA)


Requires Association Health Plans to offer health plans that contain the ten essential health benefits of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act in order to obtain state certification.