Summary: To amend the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act to provide for a Improve Health Insurance Affordability Fund to provide for certain reinsurance payments to lower premiums in the individual health insurance market. Cosponsors
ANGIE CRAIG’S POSITION: Representative Craig sponsored the bill on 2/28/19.
- Congresswoman Angie Craig Authors Bill To Help States Reduce Health Care Premiums. “In my conversations with hardworking families in the Second District, healthcare is the number one issue that comes up, and too many families are paying too much for their health insurance or have been priced out of the market,” said Rep. Craig. “That’s why I’m taking this major step to reduce the burden of health insurance premiums, and why I remain committed to finding additional ways to increase quality healthcare to more Americans.” (Source: Angie Craig Press Release, February 28, 2019)
- If your health insurance isn’t affordable, it isn’t accessible. Period. Proud to have
@NewDemCoalition endorse my bill to reduce the cost of health insurance so more families can afford their healthcare. (Source: Rep. Craig, Twitter, 9/17/19)
STATUS: Introduced 2/28/19 by Rep. Craig, Angie [D-MN-2].
- U.S. Rep. Angie Craig’s (MN-02) first piece of healthcare legislation – the State Health Care Premium Reduction Act, cosponsored by U.S. Rep. Scott Peters (CA-52), passed the Energy and Commerce Committee last night, moving one step closer to addressing one of the biggest and most immediate concerns facing hardworking American families right now: affordable health care. (Source: Angie Craig Press Release, April 03, 2019)
INFORMATION RELATED TO THE BILL:
- The State Healthcare Premium Reduction Act, introduced by
#NewDem @RepAngieCraig & Vice Chair @RepScottPeters, would provide $10 billion annually for states to apply for funding for reinsurance programs or to provide assistance to individuals by lowering out-of-pocket costs. (Source: New Dem Coalition, Twitter, 9/10/19)