Last night, Fred Upton, the Republican chairman of the of the Committee on Energy and Commerce, introduced the “Keep Your Health Plan Act of 2013.” The goal is simple: To allow people who like their health care plans to keep them for the next year under Obamacare.
“To authorize health insurance issuers to continue to offer for sale current individual health insurance coverage in satisfaction of the minimum essential health insurance coverage requirement, and for other purposes,” the official summary of the bill reads.
The bill’s number is H.R. 3350, and I’m told that House Republicans will be able to “move this.”
A similar proposal has been supported by Senator Ron Johnson of Wisconsin.
And here’s the entire text of the legislation Upton introduced last night: