U.S Code last checked for updates: May 27, 2024
§ 18003.
Immediate information that allows consumers to identify affordable coverage options
(a)
Internet portal to affordable coverage options
(1)
Immediate establishment
(2)
Connecting to affordable coverage
An Internet website established under paragraph (1) shall, to the extent practicable, provide ways for residents of, and small businesses in, any State to receive information on at least the following coverage options:
(A)
Health insurance coverage offered by health insurance issuers, other than coverage that provides reimbursement only for the treatment or mitigation of—
(i)
a single disease or condition; or
(ii)
an unreasonably limited set of diseases or conditions (as determined by the Secretary).
(B)
Medicaid coverage under title XIX of the Social Security Act [42 U.S.C. 1396 et seq.].
(C)
Coverage under title XXI of the Social Security Act [42 U.S.C. 1397aa et seq.].
(D)
A State health benefits high risk pool, to the extent that such high risk pool is offered in such State; and
(E)
Coverage under a high risk pool under section 18001 of this title.
(F)
Coverage within the small group market for small businesses and their employees, including reinsurance for early retirees under section 18002 of this title, tax credits available under section 45R of title 26 (as added by section 1421), and other information specifically for small businesses regarding affordable health care options.
(b)
Enhancing comparative purchasing options
(1)
In general
(2)
Use of format
(c)
Authority to contract
(Pub. L. 111–148, title I, § 1103, title X, § 10102(b), Mar. 23, 2010, 124 Stat. 146, 892.)
cite as: 42 USC 18003