H.R.4640: Close the Medigap Act of 2021

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Close the Medigap Act of 2021 This bill (1) expands guaranteed issue rights with respect to Medigap policies (Medicare supplemental health insurance policies), (2) eliminates certain limitations on Medigap policies for newly eligible Medicare beneficiaries, and (3) modifies other provisions related to Medigap policies. (Guaranteed issue rights require that a policy be offered to any eligible applicant without regard to health status.)

(Source: Library of Congress)

Bill Actions

Date Description
July 23, 2021
Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.
July 22, 2021
Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.
July 22, 2021
Referred to the Committee on Ways and Means, and in addition to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, 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 22, 2021

Introduced in the House by Lloyd Doggett (D-Texas)

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