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      house Committees
      House Committee on Energy and Commerce
      Health
    IntroducedNovember 21st, 2013

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Official Title

To amend the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act to permit insurers to offer catastrophic coverage plans to anyone, and for other purposes.

Summary

Amends the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act to consider catastrophic health plans to be providing essential health benefits by removing certain enrollment eligibility restrictions (concerning age, certification of exemption from the Internal Revenue Code requirement to maintain minimum essential coverage, and offering of the plan only in the individual market).

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