Summary

H.R. 6482: To amend the Congressional Budget Act of 1974 respecting the scoring of preventive health savings. Read More

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This bill was introduced on Sep 21, 2012, in a previous session of Congress, but was not passed.

Bill Text

A BILL

To amend the Congressional Budget Act of 1974 respecting the scoring of preventive health savings.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. SCORING OF PREVENTIVE HEALTH SAVINGS.

Section 202 of the Congressional Budget and Impoundment Control Act of 1974 (2 U.S.C. 602) is amended by adding at the end the following new subsection: ``(h) Scoring of Preventive Health Savings.-- ``(1) Determination by the director.--Upon a request by the chairman or ranking minority member of the Committee on the Budget of the Senate, or by the chairman or ranking minority member of the Committee on the Budget of the House of Representatives, the Director shall determine if a proposed measure would result in reductions in budget outlays in budgetary outyears through the use of preventive health and preventive health services. ``(2) Projections.--If the Director determines that a measure would result in substantial reductions in budget outlays as described in paragraph (1), the Director-- ``(A) shall include, in any projection prepared by the Director, a description and estimate of the reductions in budget outlays in the budgetary outyears and a description of the basis for such conclusions; and ``(B) may prepare a budget projection that includes some or all of the budgetary outyears, notwithstanding the time periods for projections described in subsection (e) and sections 308, 402, and 424. ``(3) Definitions.--As used in this subsection-- ``(A) the term `preventive health' means an action that focuses on...

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ACPM endorses H.R. 6482 as a measure that will assist legislators to obtain a more complete picture of the long-term savings that could be attributed to preventive health and wellness programs.

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