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Amendments to H.R. 986 - Protecting Americans with Preexisting Conditions Act of 2019

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Washington, May 9, 2019 | comments
Langevin (D-RI) - Amendments No. 1 - Includes findings that the new guidance entitled "State Relief and Empowerment Waivers" weakens protections for the millions of Americans living with a preexisting health condition, including the one in four Americans living with a disability.
Adopted Voice Y     N

Brown (D-MD) - Amendment No. 2 - Ensures that nothing in the bill will be construed to affect the approval of waivers under section 1332 of the ACA that establish reinsurance programs that lower health insurance premiums, and protect health insurance coverage for people with preexisting conditions.
   351 N     70
 
Pressley (D-MA)
- Amendment No. 3 - Specifies that this restriction includes such actions that result in fewer people with coverage of Essential Health Benefits (as defined in Section 1302 of the Affordable Care Act), including maternity and newborn care.
Adopted Voice Y      N
 
Harder (D-CA) - Amendment No. 4 - Requests a GAO report on the impacts to mental health care and treatment, and how many individuals would lose care, if the waivers for State innovation are awarded.
Adopted Voice Y      N
 
Walden (R-OR) - Amendment No. 5 - Renames the bill, “This Bill Actually Has Nothing to do with Protecting Americans with Preexisting Conditions Act.”
Withdrawn Y N
 
Holding (R-NC) - Amendment No. 6 - Changes the title of the bill to "Nothing in This Bill Would Protect Individuals With Pre-Existing Conditions Act"
Not Offered Y N
 
Holding (R-NC) - Amendment No. 7 - Changes the title of H.R. 986 to "Insert Politically Punchy Title That Doesn't Reflect the Bill Substance Act."
   184 N    237
 
Porter (D-CA) - Amendment No. 8 - Prohibits the Secretaries from taking any such action that would reduce the number of individuals enrolled in coverage that is at least as comprehensive as the coverage defined in section 1302 of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.
Adopted Voice Y      N
 
Pappas (D-NH) - Amendment No. 9 - Prohibits the Secretary of Health and Human Services and the Secretary of the Treasury from taking any action to implement similar guidance or rule that would reduce the availability or affordability of coverage for substance use disorders, including opioid use disorders.
Adopted Voice Y      N
 
Rouda (D-CA) - Amendment No. 10 - Prohibits future administrative actions that would result in a reduction in the availability, affordability, and comprehensiveness of health insurance coverage for vulnerable populations.
Adopted Voice Y      N
 
Malinowski (D-NJ) - Amendment No. 11 - Prohibits the Secretaries from taking any action that would reduce the affordability of comprehensive coverage for individuals with pre-existing conditions.
  Y   302 N   117
 
Wild (D-PA) - Amendment No. 12 -  Prohibits any action that would raise health insurance premiums.
   308  112
 
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