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house Bill H.R. 2236

Grieving Families Insurance Protection Act of 2009

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      house Committees
      Committee on Energy and Commerce
    IntroducedMay 4th, 2009

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Grieving Families Insurance Protection Act of 2009

Official Title

To prohibit health insurance companies from denying individual health insurance coverage or from discriminating in benefits under such coverage because of the receipt of grief counseling.


Grieving Families Insurance Protection Act of 2009 - Amends the Public Health Service Act to prohibit a health insurance issuer offering health insurance coverage in the individual market from: (1) establishing or maintaining rules of eligibility of any individual to enroll under the terms of the coverage based on any individual's receipt of grief counseling at any time; or (2) reducing the benefits covered or offered for coverage on such basis.

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