2014 US Code
Title 42 - The Public Health and Welfare (Sections 1 - 18445)
Chapter 157 - Quality, Affordable Health Care for All Americans (Sections 18001 - 18121)
Subchapter VI - Miscellaneous Provisions (Sections 18111 - 18121)
Sec. 18115 - Freedom not to participate in Federal health insurance programs

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Publication TitleUnited States Code, 2012 Edition, Supplement 2, Title 42 - THE PUBLIC HEALTH AND WELFARE
CategoryBills and Statutes
CollectionUnited States Code
SuDoc Class NumberY 1.2/5:
Contained WithinTitle 42 - THE PUBLIC HEALTH AND WELFARE
CHAPTER 157 - QUALITY, AFFORDABLE HEALTH CARE FOR ALL AMERICANS
SUBCHAPTER VI - MISCELLANEOUS PROVISIONS
Sec. 18115 - Freedom not to participate in Federal health insurance programs
Containssection 18115
Date2014
Laws In Effect As Of DateJanuary 5, 2015
Positive LawNo
Dispositionstandard
Source CreditPub. L. 111-148, title I, §1555, Mar. 23, 2010, 124 Stat. 260.
Statutes at Large References124 Stat. 260, 119
Public and Private LawsPublic Law 111-148

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42 U.S.C. § 18115 (2014)

§18115. Freedom not to participate in Federal health insurance programs

No individual, company, business, nonprofit entity, or health insurance issuer offering group or individual health insurance coverage shall be required to participate in any Federal health insurance program created under this Act (or any amendments made by this Act), or in any Federal health insurance program expanded by this Act (or any such amendments), and there shall be no penalty or fine imposed upon any such issuer for choosing not to participate in such programs.

(Pub. L. 111–148, title I, §1555, Mar. 23, 2010, 124 Stat. 260.)

REFERENCES IN TEXT

This Act, referred to in text, is Pub. L. 111–148, Mar. 23, 2010, 124 Stat. 119, known as the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. For complete classification of this Act to the Code, see Short Title note set out under section 18001 of this title and Tables.

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