Summary of Amendments Submitted to the Rules Committee for H.R. 4414 - Expatriate Health Coverage Clarification Act of 2014

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April 28, 2014 4:51 PM

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Nunes (CA), Carney (DE)


REVISED Clarifies that an expatriate health plan offered by an employer must be actuarially similar or better than a domestic plan offered by the employer that meets the minimum value test defined in the Internal revenue code section36B or in the case where the employer does not offer a domestic plan, the expatriate plan must at least meet minimum value. Clarifies that an expatriate health plan must make payments in two or more currencies, and the plans must comply with laws that existed prior to the passage of the Affordable Care Act. Clarifies that an individual must be abroad for at least 6 months in any 12 consecutive months to be qualified to enroll in an expatriate plan.

Sablan (MP), Bordallo (GU), Faleomavaega (AS)


Provides authority to the Governors of the Northern Mariana Islands, Guam, and American Samoa to request a waiver from certain provisions of the Affordable Care Act, which became effective this year.