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      house Committees
      House Committee on Energy and Commerce
      Health
    IntroducedOctober 7th, 2009

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Title

Assuring Coverage for Americans with Pre-existing Conditions Act of 2009

Official Title

To provide Federal matching funding for State insurance expenditures for high risk pools.

Summary

Assuring Coverage for Americans with Pre-existing Conditions Act of 2009 - Requires the Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS) to provide to each state an amount equal to 50% of the state's expenditures to provide for the use of a high-risk pool, reinsurance pool, or other risk-adjustment mechanism to subsidize the purchase of private health insurance for the high-risk population (not to exceed 50 cents multiplied by the average number of state residents in a fiscal year).

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