S.1796: America's Healthy Future Act of 2009

About This Bill

  • This bill was introduced in the 111th Congress
  • This bill is primarily about health
  • Introduced Oct. 19, 2009
  • Latest Major Action Oct. 19, 2009

Bill Sponsor

Bill Summary

America's Healthy Future Act of 2009 - Amends the Social Security Act (SSA) to add a new title XXII (Health Insurance Coverage) to ensure that all Americans have access to affordable and essential health benefits coverage. Requires all health benefits plans offered to individuals and employers in the individual and small group market to be qualified health benefits plans (QHBPs). Prohibits QHBPs from excluding coverage for preexisting...

(Source: Library of Congress)

Bill Actions

Date Description
Committee on Finance. Original measure reported to Senate by Senator Baucus. With written report No. 111-89. Additional and Minority views filed.
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 184.
Oct. 19, 2009

Introduced in the Senate by Max Baucus (D-Mont.)

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