H.R.4857 - To make small business concerns eligible to participate in the health benefits program under chapter 89 of title 5, United States Code.103rd Congress (1993-1994)
Summary: H.R.4857 — 103rd Congress (1993-1994)
Introduced in House (07/29/1994)
Makes employees of small business concerns eligible to participate in the Federal Employees Health Benefits Program (FEHBP) as provided in this Act.
Requires the Director of the Office of Personnel Management to transmit to the Congress a plan providing for the transition of FEHBP to carry out this Act as well as recommendations for legislation to carry out the plan.
Requires the plan to include provisions under which: (1) small business concerns with 50 or fewer employees are required to form groups of at least 50 employees as a condition of eligibility; and (2) additional administrative expenses resulting from implementation of the plan are borne by such businesses and their employees.