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      House Committee on Ways and Means
    IntroducedOctober 24th, 2013

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Title

Fairness In Failed Federal Exchange Act of 2013

Official Title

To amend the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act to provide, because of problems relating to the operation of Exchanges, for a hardship exemption from the individual mandate for months of noncoverage, and for other purposes.

Summary

Fairness In Failed Federal Exchange Act of 2013 - Amends the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act to deem an individual not covered by minimum essential coverage and who is eligible to enroll through a health care exchange under a qualified health plan: (1) for a month in 2014, to have had a certification by the Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS) exempting the individual from the individual mandate and the associated penalty on the basis of the hardship exemption; and (2) for a month in a subsequent year to have had a certification of hardship exemption upon an attestation that the individual has been unable to enroll in such a plan through such exchange for a month in such year.

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