Association Health Plans, Health Marts and the Small Group Market for Health Insurance Metadata

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Title

  • Main Title Association Health Plans, Health Marts and the Small Group Market for Health Insurance

Creator

  • Author: Hearne, Jean P.
    Creator Type: Personal
    Creator Info: Domestic Social Policy Division

Publisher

  • Name: Library of Congress. Congressional Research Service.
    Place of Publication: Washington D.C.

Date

  • Creation: 2004-05-10

Language

  • English

Description

  • Content Description: An estimated 41.2 million people were without health insurance in 2001. Legislation under consideration by the 108th and earlier Congresses is intended to assist small employers in offering health insurance as a benefit to their workers. A new bill, H.R. 4281, introduced on May 5, 2004, The Small Business Health Fairness Act of 2003 (H.R. 6601s. 545), and a number of bills from the earlier Congresses include provisions creating new groups for small firms to join or encouraging the growth of existing groups so that small employers can band together to offer coverage to their employees.
  • Physical Description: 22 pages.

Subject

  • Legislative Indexing Vocabulary: Business
  • Legislative Indexing Vocabulary: Small business - Employee health benefits - Law and legislation
  • Legislative Indexing Vocabulary: Labor
  • Legislative Indexing Vocabulary: Health policy

Collection

  • Name: Congressional Research Service Reports
    Code: CRSR

Institution

  • Name: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
    Code: UNTGD

Resource Type

  • Report

Format

  • Text

Identifier

  • CRS Report Number: RL31963
  • Accession or Local Control No: RL31963 2004-05-10
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metacrs6562