S.312 - Patients' Freedom to Choose Act

A bill to amend the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act to repeal certain limitations on health care benefits. view all titles (2)

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  • Official: A bill to amend the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act to repeal certain limitations on health care benefits. as introduced.
  • Short: Patients' Freedom to Choose Act as introduced.

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02/10/11
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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Senator

Kay Hutchison

R-TX

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Official Summary

Patients' Freedom to Choose Act - Repeals provisions of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act and the Health Care and Education Reconciliation Act of 2010 that: (1) restrict payments from health savings accounts, medical savings accounts, and health flexible spending arrangeme

Official Summary

Patients' Freedom to Choose Act - Repeals provisions of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act and the Health Care and Education Reconciliation Act of 2010 that:
(1) restrict payments from health savings accounts, medical savings accounts, and health flexible spending arrangements for medications to prescription drugs and insulin only; and
(2) impose a $2,500 limitation on salary reduction contributions to a health flexible spending arrangement under a cafeteria plan.

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Organizations Supporting S.312

  • U. S. Chamber of Commerce
  • National Association of Chain Drug Stores
  • National Community Pharmacists Association
  • Vision Council of America
  • Consumer Healthcare Products Association

Organizations Opposing S.312

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