S.248 - Empowering States to Innovate Act

A bill to allow an earlier start for State health care coverage innovation waivers under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. view all titles (2)

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  • Official: A bill to allow an earlier start for State health care coverage innovation waivers under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. as introduced.
  • Short: Empowering States to Innovate Act as introduced.

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02/01/11
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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Ron Wyden

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Official Summary

Empowering States to Innovate Act - Amends the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act to: (1)  allow states to apply for waivers of certain health insurance coverage requirements in such Act (including requirements for the establishment of qualified health plans and health insurance exc

Official Summary

Empowering States to Innovate Act - Amends the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act to:
(1)  allow states to apply for waivers of certain health insurance coverage requirements in such Act (including requirements for the establishment of qualified health plans and health insurance exchanges) for plan years beginning on or after January 1, 2014 (currently, January 1, 2017), and
(2) require the waiver application process to begin not later than 180 days after the enactment of this Act.

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Organizations Supporting S.248

  • American College of Physicians
  • American Nurses Association

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