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      House Committee on Ways and Means
    IntroducedOctober 29th, 2013

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Title

Fairness for Lost Coverage Act of 2013

Official Title

To provide a 12-month exemption from the health insurance mandate for individuals whose employer-sponsored health plan coverage or individual health insurance coverage is terminated for a plan year beginning during 2014, and for other purposes.

Summary

Fairness for Lost Coverage Act of 2013 - Prohibits any of the 12 months beginning with the first month of an applicable individual's loss of health insurance coverage from being taken into account in applying the Internal Revenue Code requirement to maintain minimum essential coverage. Defines "applicable individual" as an individual who: (1) has coverage (whether as a principal or a dependent of another individual) under an employer-sponsored health plan or individual health insurance coverage for the last month of a plan year beginning during 2013, and (2) loses such coverage beginning with the first month of the subsequent plan year because of the plan's or coverage's termination and not because of any termination or change of the individual's employment, the individual's failure to pay premiums, or any other reasons within the individual's control.