Freedom of Choice in Health Care Act

Freedom of Choice in Health Care Act

Model Policy

Section 1. Short Title.  This Act may be cited as the “Freedom of Choice in Health Care Act.”

Section 2.  The people have the right to enter into private contracts with health care providers for health care services and to purchase private health care coverage.  The legislature may not require any person to participate in any health care system or plan, nor may it impose a penalty or fine, of any type, for choosing to obtain or decline health care coverage or for participation in any particular health care system or plan.

Section 3. {Severability Clause.}

Section 4. {Repealer Clause.}

Section 5. {Effective Date.}

Re-approved by the ALEC Board of Directors January 9, 2014.

Keyword Tags: 2013 SNPS, Health and Human Services Task Force, Private Health Insurance Reform