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      House Committee on Energy and Commerce
    IntroducedAugust 2nd, 2013

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Official Title

To require certain certifications before funds may be awarded for the operation of a Navigator program under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, and for other purposes.


Prohibits the award by states of American Health Benefit Exchange grant funds under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act to an entity for the operation of a Navigator program (to raise awareness of the availability of qualified health plans) or for facilitation or advocacy for enrollment in a qualified health plan, until the Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS) certifies to Congress that the entity has certified that it will not use such funds to: (1) provide advice concerning benefits, terms, and features of a particular qualified health plan or offer advice about which such plan is better or worse or suitable for a particular individual or employer; (2) recommend or endorse a particular qualified health plan or advise consumers about which plan to choose; (3) accept any compensation or consideration dependent, in whole or in part, on whether an individual enrolls in or purchases such a plan; or (4) violate any applicable insurance law or regulation of the applicable state or any subpoena or order of the state's insurance commissioner.

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