TITLE II—INCREASING ACCESS
2 TO PORTABLE, AFFORDABLE
3 HEALTH INSURANCE
Subtitle A—Standard Deduction
12 for Health Insurance
DEDUCTION ALLOWED.—In the case of an indi-
22 vidual, there shall be allowed as a deduction to the tax-
23 payer for the taxable year the standard deduction for
24 health insurance.
SEC. 202. CHANGES TO EXISTING TAX PREFERENCES FOR
2 MEDICAL COVERAGE AND COSTS FOR INDI-
3 VIDUALS ELIGIBLE FOR STANDARD DEDUC-
4 TION FOR HEALTH INSURANCE.
Subtitle B—Enhancement of Health
7 Savings Accounts
8 SEC. 221. ALLOW BOTH SPOUSES TO MAKE CATCH-UP CON-
9 TRIBUTIONS TO THE SAME HSA ACCOUNT.
MEDICARE BENEFICIARIES PARTICIPATING IN
15 MEDICARE ADVANTAGE MSA MAY CONTRIBUTE THEIR
16 OWN MONEY TO THEIR MSA
SEC. 223. INDIVIDUALS ELIGIBLE FOR VETERANS BENE-
5 FITS FOR A SERVICE-CONNECTED DIS-
13 vidual shall not be treated as covered under a
14 health plan described in such subparagraph
15 merely because the individual receives periodic
16 hospital care or medical services for a service-
17 connected disability under any law administered
18 by the Secretary of Veterans Affairs but only if
19 the individual is not eligible to receive such care
20 or services for any condition other than a serv-
21 ice-connected disability.’’
SEC. 227. PURCHASE OF HEALTH INSURANCE FROM HSA
SEC. 229. PREVENTIVE CARE PRESCRIPTION DRUG CLARI-
17 shall include prescription and over-the-counter drugs and
18 medicines which have the primary purpose of preventing
19 the onset of, further deterioration from, or complications
20 associated with chronic conditions, illnesses, or diseases.
SEC. 232. REAUTHORIZATION OF MEDICAID HEALTH OP-
18 PORTUNITY ACCOUNTS
SEC. 235. TREATMENT OF DIRECT PRIMARY CARE SERVICE
An arrangement under
9 which an individual is provided coverage restricted to
10 primary care services in exchange for a fixed peri-
11 odic fee—
12 ‘‘(A) shall not be treated as a health plan
13 for purposes of paragraph (1)(A)(ii), and
14 ‘‘(B) shall not be treated as insurance for
15 purposes of subsection (d)(2)(B).’’.
SEC. 236. CERTAIN EXERCISE EQUIPMENT AND PHYSICAL
20 FITNESS PROGRAMS TREATED AS MEDICAL
to participate, or receive instruc-
9 tion, in a program of physical exercise, and
10 ‘‘(iii) for membership dues in a fitness
11 club the primary purpose of which is to
12 provide access to equipment and facilities
13 for physical exercise.
14 ‘‘(B) LIMITATION.—Amounts treated as
15 medical care under subparagraph (A) shall not
16 exceed $1,000 with respect to any individual for
17 any taxable year.’’.
SEC. 240. CHILD HEALTH SAVINGS ACCOUNT.
—The amount taken into ac-
14 count under paragraph (1) with respect to each child
15 of the taxpayer for the taxable year shall not exceed
16 an amount equal to $3,000.
DISTRIBUTIONS FOR ABORTION EXPENSES FROM
15 HEALTH SAVINGS ACCOUNTS INCLUDED IN
16 GROSS INCOME.
any amount used to pay for an abor-
24 tion (other than an abortion described in paragraph B[quote]
6 ‘‘(I) in the case of a pregnancy
7 that is the result of an act of rape or
8 incest, or
9 ‘‘(II) in the case where a woman
10 suffers from a physical disorder, phys-
11 ical injury, or physical illness that
12 would, as certified by a physician,
13 place the woman in danger of death
14 unless an abortion is performed, in-
15 cluding a life-endangering physical
16 condition caused by or arising from
17 the pregnancy, and
18 ‘‘(ii) the treatment of any infection,
19 injury, disease, or disorder that has been
20 caused by or exacerbated by the perform-
21 ance of an abortion.’’.
SEC. 251. PROVIDING FINANCIAL INCENTIVES FOR TREAT-
4 MENT COMPLIANCE.
‘‘In applying subparagraph (B), a group health plan
13 (or a health insurance issuer with respect to health
14 insurance coverage) may vary premiums and cost-
15 sharing by up to 50 percent of the value of the bene-
16 fits under the plan (or coverage) based on participa-
17 tion (or lack of participation) in a standards-based
18 wellness program.’’.
TITLE III—IMPROVING ACCESS
2 TO INSURANCE FOR VULNER-
3 ABLE AMERICANS
4 Subtitle A—Eliminating Barriers to
5 Insurance Coverage
Subtitle B—Ensuring Coverage for
5 Individuals With Preexisting
6 Conditions and Multiple Health
7 Care Needs Through High Risk
‘‘The Secretary shall provide from the
14 funds appropriated under subsection (d)(3)(A) a
15 grant of up to $5,000,000 to each State that has
16 not created a qualified high risk pool as of Sep-
17 tember 1, 2013, for the State’s costs of creation and
18 initial operation of such a pool.’’;
VERIFICATION OF CITIZENSHIP OR ALIEN
5 ‘‘(A) IN GENERAL.—Notwithstanding any
6 other provision of law, effective upon the date
7 of the enactment of this paragraph, only citi-
8 zens and nationals of the United States shall be
9 eligible to participate in a qualified high risk
10 pool that receives funds under this section.
AUTHORIZATION OF APPROPRIATIONS FOR
21 FISCAL YEARS 2015 THROUGH 2023.—There are au-
22 thorized to be appropriated $2,500,000,000 for each
23 of fiscal years 2015 through 2023 which, subject to
24 paragraph (6), shall be made available for allotments
25 under subsection (b)(2).
TITLE IV—ENCOURAGING A
2 MORE COMPETITIVE HEALTH
3 CARE MARKET
4 Subtitle A—Expanding Patient
‘A health insurance issuer may not offer, sell, or
12 issue individual health insurance coverage in a secondary
13 State if the State insurance commissioner does not use
14 a risk-based capital formula for the determination of cap-
15 ital and surplus requirements for all health insurance
RESTORING THE APPLICATION OF ANTITRUST
20 LAWS TO HEALTH SECTOR INSURERS
10 SEC. 421. PUBLIC AVAILABILITY OF MEDICARE CLAIMS
Subtitle D—State Transparency
5 SEC. 431. PROVIDING INFORMATION ON HEALTH COV-
6 ERAGE OPTIONS AND HEALTH CARE PRO-
STATE-BASED PORTAL.—A State (by itself or
9 jointly with other States) may contract with a private enti-
10 ty to establish a Health Plan and Provider Portal Web
11 site (referred to in this section as a ‘‘plan portal’’) for
12 the purposes of providing standardized information—
13 (1) on health insurance plans that have been
14 certified to be available for purchase in that State;
16 (2) on price and quality information on health
17 care providers (including physicians, hospitals, and
18 other health care institutions
Subtitle E—Protecting the Doctor-
13 Patient Relationship
14 SEC. 441. RULE OF CONSTRUCTION.
15 Nothing in this Act shall be construed to interfere
16 with the doctor-patient relationship or the practice of med-
REPEAL OF FEDERAL COORDINATING COUNCIL
19 FOR COMPARATIVE EFFECTIVENESS RE-
TITLE V—REFORMING MEDICAL
18 LIABILITY LAW
TITLE VI—RESPECTING HUMAN
3 SEC. 601. SPECIAL RULES REGARDING ABORTION.
5 ing in this Act (or any amendment made by this Act) shall
6 be construed to require any health plan (including any
7 high risk pool described in section 311) to provide cov-
8 erage of or access to abortion services or to allow the Sec-
9 retary of the Treasury, the Secretary of Labor, the Sec-
10 retary of Health and Human Services, or any other Fed-
11 eral or non-Federal person or entity in implementing this
12 Act (or amendment) to require coverage of, or access to,
13 abortion services.except—
21 (A) if the pregnancy is the result of an act
22 of rape or incest; or
23 (B) in the case where a pregnant female
24 suffers from a physical disorder, physical in-
25 jury, or physical illness that would, as certified
1 by a physician, place the female in danger of
2 death unless an abortion is performed, includ-
3 ing a life-endangering physical condition caused
4 by or arising from the pregnancy itself.
OPTION TO PURCHASE SEPARATE COV-
6 ERAGE OR PLAN.—Nothing in this subsection shall
7 be construed as prohibiting any non-Federal entity
8 (including an individual or a State or local govern-
9 ment) from purchasing separate coverage for abor-
10 tions for which funding is prohibited under this sub-
11 section, or a health plan that includes such abor-
12 tions, so long as such coverage or plan is paid for
13 entirely using only funds not authorized or appro-
14 priated by this Act
Fully repeals President Obama's health care law, eliminating billions in taxes and thousands of pages of unworkable regulations and mandates that are driving up health care costs.
Spurs competition to lower health care costs by allowing Americans to purchase health insurance across state lines and enabling small businesses to pool together and get the same buying power as large corporations.
Reforms medical malpractice laws in a commonsense way that limits trial lawyer fees and non-economic damages while maintaining strong protections for patients.
Provides tax reform that allows families and individuals to deduct health care costs, just like companies, leveling the playing field and providing all Americans with a standard deduction for health insurance.
Expands access to Health Savings Accounts (HSAs), increasing the amount of pre-tax dollars individuals can deposit into portable savings accounts to be used for health care expenses.
Safeguards individuals with pre-existing conditions from being discriminated against purchasing health insurance by bolstering state-based high risk pools and extending HIPAA guaranteed availability protections.
Protects the unborn by ensuring no federal funding of abortions.
i didn't read every word - would this repeal everything? even things that have already been implemented (like kids can stay on parents insurance until 27 & free birth control)?
PPACA.—Effective as of the enactment of the
7 Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (Public Law
8 111–148), such Act is repealed, and the provisions of law
9 amended or repealed by such Act are restored or revived
10 as if such Act had not been enacted.
not all of Obamacare is bad.
i doubt that will pass.