H.R.7647: To provide for a COVID-19-related delay regarding annual limitation on cost-sharing for group health plans and individual and small group health insurance coverage.

About This Bill

  • This bill was introduced in the 116th Congress
  • This bill is primarily about health
  • Introduced July 16, 2020
  • Latest Major Action July 16, 2020

Bill Version

Bill Summary

This bill delays until the first calendar year that is 12 months after the end of the COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019) public health emergency the application of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) rule dated May 14, 2020. That rule allows private health insurance plans to decide whether support provided by a prescription drug manufacturer to cover a patient's costs for a drug counts toward the patient's annual...

(Source: Library of Congress)

What Lawmakers Are Saying About This Bill

There are 2 statements associated with H.R.7647.

Bill Actions

Date Description
July 16, 2020
Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.
July 16, 2020
Referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, and in addition to the Committees on Education and Labor, and Ways and Means, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.
July 16, 2020

Introduced in the House by A. Donald McEachin (D-Va.)

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