A LOT is coming out about Trump’s new H.R.1275 – World’s Greatest Healthcare Plan of 2017 (Not a joke. That is what it is called).
Again. I make no opinions or judgement. I post this to make it easier for people to get the facts and come to their own conclusions. This is a long one so I’m just going to post the very top part with a link to the full bill.
H.R.1275 – World’s Greatest Healthcare Plan of 2017
Sponsor: Rep. Sessions, Pete [R-TX-32] (Introduced 03/01/2017)
To eliminate the individual and employer health coverage mandates under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, to expand beyond that Act the choices in obtaining and financing affordable health insurance coverage, and for other purposes.
(a) Short Title.—This Act may be cited as the “World’s Greatest Healthcare Plan of 2017”.
(1) ELIMINATION OF INDIVIDUAL AND EMPLOYER MANDATES UNDER ACA.—To eliminate mandates on individuals and employers, and other tax requirements, imposed under Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.
(2) PROVIDING STATES WITH ALTERNATIVE, AFFORDABLE COVERAGE OPTIONS.—To provide greater flexibility in providing States with options in making affordable health insurance coverage available by eliminating certain mandates under PPACA, while retaining essential consumer protections, by promoting health savings accounts to pay for such coverage and long-term care coverage, while permitting States to continue coverage as provided under PPACA.
(c) Table Of Contents.—The table of contents of this Act is as follows:
Sec. 101. Repeal of individual health insurance mandate.
Sec. 102. Repeal of employer health insurance mandate.
Sec. 103. Clarifying employer’s ability to reimburse employee premiums for purchase of individual health insurance coverage.
Sec. 131. Health insurance tax benefit.
Sec. 132. Application of portion of unused tax credits by States for indigent health care.
Sec. 133. Medicaid option of enrollment under private plan and contribution to an HSA.
Sec. 201. Transition to non-deductible HSAs.
Sec. 202. Elimination of medical expense deduction.
Sec. 203. Treatment of HSA after death of account beneficiary.
Sec. 204. Treatment of concierge medicine.
Sec. 501. Ensuring access to emergency services without excessive charges for out-of-network services.
Sec. 502. Publishing of cash price for care paid through health savings accounts.
Sec. 503. Liberating the local practice of health care.