S.1735: Self-Insurance Protection Act

About this Bill

This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress
This bill is primarily about health
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Sponsor Lamar Alexander, R-Tenn.
Total Cosponsors 15 (All Republicans)
Introduced Nov. 19, 2013
Latest Major Action Nov. 19, 2013
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  • Bill introduced in the Senate   
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Bill Summary

Self-Insurance Protection Act - Amends the Public Health Service Act, the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 (ERISA), and the Internal Revenue Code to exclude from the definition of "health insurance coverage" a stop loss policy obtained by a self-insured health plan or a plan sponsor of a group health plan that self-insures the health risks of its plan participants to reimburse the plan or sponsor for losses incurred in providing health or medical benefits to such plan participants in excess of a predetermined level set forth in the stop loss policy.

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
Nov. 19, 2013 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.