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      house Committees
      House Committee on Energy and Commerce
      Health
      House Committee on Education and the Workforce
      Health, Employment, Labor, and Pensions
      House Committee on Ways and Means
    IntroducedMarch 19th, 2009

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Title

Children's Health Protection Act of 2009

Official Title

To amend title I of the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974, title XXVII of the Public Health Service Act, and the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to prohibit preexisting condition exclusions for children in group health plans and health insurance coverage in the group and individual markets.

Summary

Children's Health Protection Act of 2009 - Amends the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 (ERISA), the Public Health Service Act, and the Internal Revenue Code to prohibit a group health plan from imposing any preexisting condition exclusion for individuals who have not attained 25 years of age. Applies such requirement to coverage offered in the individual market.

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