H.R.6222: Ensuring Affordable COVID-19 Preventive Care Act of 2020

Overview

Ensuring Affordable COVID-19 Preventive Care Act of 2020 This bill shortens the time frame under which private health insurance plans must cover certain new preventative services related to COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019). Under current law, health plans have one year to cover services recommended by the United States Preventive Services Task Force or the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices. Under this bill, health plans must cover such services to prevent, diagnose, and treat COVID-19 within 15 days.

Our Stance

Watching

Priority

Medium

Bill Number

H.R.6222

Date Introduced

March 12, 2020

Committee

House Energy and Commerce Committee

Bill Status

Introduced or Prefiled

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