H. R. 1398, Health Insurance Tax Relief Act of 2019.

Summary: To delay the reimposition of the annual fee on health insurance providers until after 2021. (Cosponsors, Bipartisan)

ANGIE CRAIG’S POSITION:  Representative Craig Cosponsored the bill on 12/11/19.

STATUS: Introduced 02/27/19 by Rep. Bera, Ami [D-CA-7].

INFORMATION RELATED TO THE BILL:

  • “Failing to pass this bill, which would ensure the Health Insurance Tax is delayed for another two years, would cause millions of American families to see higher health insurance premiums,” said Rep. Ami Bera, M.D. “In a time of rising premiums and health care costs, preventing the health insurance tax from adding to those costs is necessary as we work to stabilize the insurance markets and lower health care costs. We should pass this bill today.” (Source: Rep. Bera, Press Release, 2/27/19)

ADDITIONAL DETAIL:

Link to the text of the bill.

Link to bill information (support and opposition) on Countable.

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