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senate Bill S. 1699

Continuous Coverage Act

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Continuous Coverage Act

Official Title

A bill to permit individuals to renew certain health insurance coverage offered in the individual or small group markets and to provide that such individuals would not be subject to the individual mandate penalty.


Continuous Coverage Act - Provides that, notwithstanding any provision of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) or the Health Care and Education Reconciliation Act of 2010: a health insurance issuer shall offer an individual the opportunity to renew enrollment in coverage offered in the individual market if the individual was enrolled in such coverage on September 30, 2013, and continues to meet the requirements of eligibility for such coverage; an individual may renew enrollment in such coverage for plan years through December 31, 2015; the coverage shall not be required to meet PPACA essential health benefits requirements; and the coverage shall be deemed to meet the Internal Revenue Code minimum essential coverage requirement (thus not subjecting the taxpayer to a penalty).

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      senate Committees
      Committee on Finance
    IntroducedNovember 13th, 2013

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