The Vitals

Withdrawn Amendment Would Have Stripped Penalties For ACA Market Reforms

March 20, 2017
Rep. Ted Yoho (R-FL) introduced, but later withdrew, an amendment that would strip the federal government's ability to penalize issuers for failing to comply with all of the ACA market reforms except requirements they cover children up to age 26 on their parents' plans and bar discrimination for people with preexisting conditions. The amendment, which would be added to legislation repealing the McCarran-Ferguson anti-trust exemption for health issuers slated to go to the Rules Committee Monday (March 20), mirrors Yoho's...

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