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H.R.1200: American Health Security Act of 2013

About this Bill

This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress
This bill is primarily about health
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Sponsor Jim McDermott, D-Wash.
Total Cosponsors 0
Introduced March 14, 2013
Latest Major Action April 23, 2013
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Bill Progress

  • Bill introduced in the House   
  • Bill passed in the House   
  • Bill passed in the Senate   
  • Bill signed into law

Bill Summary

American Health Security Act of 2013 - Expresses the sense of the House of Representatives concerning recognition of health care as a human right.

Establishes the State-Based American Health Security Program to provide every U.S. resident who is a U.S. citizen, national, or lawful resident alien with health care services. Requires each participating state to establish a state health security program.

Eliminates benefits under: (1) titles XVIII (Medicare), XIX (Medicaid), and XXI (Children's Health Insurance) (CHIP, formerly known as SCHIP) of the Social Security Act; (2) the Federal Employees Health Benefits Program; and (3) TRICARE.

Repeals requirements of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) related to health insurance coverage, including requirements concerning state health insurance exchanges.

Requires each state health security program to prohibit the sale of health insurance in that state that duplicates benefits provided under...

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
April 23, 2013 Referred to the Subcommittee on Health, Employment, Labor, and Pensions.
April 23, 2013 Referred to the Subcommittee on Early Childhood, Elementary, and Secondary Education.
April 10, 2013 Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.
April 5, 2013 Referred to the Subcommittee on Military Personnel.
March 15, 2013 Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.
March 14, 2013 Referred to House Education and the Workforce
March 14, 2013 Referred to House Armed Services
March 14, 2013 Referred to House Oversight and Government Reform
March 14, 2013 Referred to House Ways and Means
March 14, 2013 Referred to House Energy and Commerce