House Passes Bill Exempting Expatriate Plans From ACA Coverage Requirements

Mealey's (June 11, 2015, 3:58 PM EDT) -- WASHINGTON, D.C. — The U.S. House of Representatives on April 29, 2014, passed a bill exempting expatriate health plans from minimum coverage requirements of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA).

(Legislation available. Document #93-140528-030L.)

The measure exempts the health care plans and employers acting as sponsors of such plans from the coverage requirements of the ACA. The bill would define such plans as minimum essential coverage under an employer-sponsored plan for purposes of the Internal Revenue Service.

The bill exempts those enrolled in such...
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