PATIENT-CENTERED HEALTH CARE

H.R. 1628, the American Health Care Act
Passed the House

WHAT IT DOES: Delivers relief from Obamacare’s taxes and mandates that have hurt job creators, increased premiums, and limited options for patients and health care providers. It returns control of health care from Washington back to the states and restores the free market so Americans can access quality, affordable health care options that are tailored to their needs. Delivers the control and choice individuals and families need to access health care that’s right for them. And provides the freedom and flexibility states, job creators, and health care providers need to deliver quality, affordable health care options.

H.R. 1, Tax Cuts and Jobs Act
Passed by the House
Passed by the Senate

WHAT IT DOES (INDIVIDUAL MANDATE):  Eliminates the ObamaCare individual mandate penalty for not purchasing government-approved health insurance.

H.R. 3922, CHAMPIONING HEALTHY KIDS Act
Passed by the House

WHAT IT DOES: Funds important programs like the state Children’s Health Insurance Program, community health centers, and other important public health priorities.

H.R. 1215, the Protecting Access to Care Act of 2017
Passed the House

WHAT IT DOES: Establishes provisions governing health care lawsuits where coverage for the care was provided or subsidized by the federal government, including through a subsidy or tax benefit. Ensures that injured plaintiffs still have access to justice and the ability to recover damages. Does not preempt certain state laws, and saves $50 billion in federal taxpayer funds over ten years. Projected to lower premiums for medical malpractice insurance, resulting in lower health care costs for patients and an increase in the supply of medical professionals.

H.R. 2579, the Broader Options for Americans Act
Passed the House

WHAT IT DOES: Helps people who recently lost their job continue using the insurance they received through work by providing access to the American Health Care Act’s monthly tax credits. Applies to Americans who have similar coverage provided through churches or other houses of worship.

H.R. 2581, the Verify First Act
Passed the House

WHAT IT DOES: Protects taxpayer dollars from waste, fraud, and abuse by verifying a person’s eligibility before they can receive financial support to purchase insurance -- either with Obamacare’s subsidies or with the American Health Care Act’s monthly tax credits, when they take effect.

H.R. 2372, the VETERAN Act
Passed the House

WHAT IT DOES: Puts an existing regulation into law, ensuring veterans will continue to have access to help purchase health insurance -- with Obamacare’s subsidies and the monthly tax credits provided by the American Health Care Act, when they take effect.

H.R. 1101, the Small Business Health Fairness Act of 2017
Passed the House

WHAT IT DOES: Allows small business employers to band together through association health plans (AHPs) in order to purchase quality health care for their employees at a lower cost.

H.R. 372, the Competitive Health Insurance Reform Act of 2017
Passed the House

WHAT IT DOES: Applies federal antitrust laws to health insurance providers to increase competitiveness in the healthcare industry.