for those of you that dislike the NRA: they just helped you again.

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    for those of you that dislike the NRA: they just helped you again.

    If it were not for the NRA, so many of you that claim it's "too right wing" wouldn't own the guns you enjoy today. also, they made sure to get this provision into Obamacare so insurers can't charge you more or drop your coverage for being a gun owner as they do for smokers, etc.

    ‘(c) PROTECTION OF SECOND AMENDMENT GUN RIGHTS.—ψAs
    added by section 10101(e)(2)Ώ
    ‘‘(1) WELLNESS AND PREVENTION PROGRAMS.—A wellness
    and health promotion activity implemented under subsection
    (a)(1)(D) may not require the disclosure or collection of any information relating to—
    ‘‘(A) the presence or storage of a lawfully-possessed
    firearm or ammunition in the residence or on the property
    of an individual; or
    ‘‘(B) the lawful use, possession, or storage of a firearm
    or ammunition by an individual.
    ‘‘(2) LIMITATION ON DATA COLLECTION.—None of the authorities provided to the Secretary under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act or an amendment made by that
    Act shall be construed to authorize or may be used for the collection of any information relating to—
    ‘‘(A) the lawful ownership or possession of a firearm or
    ammunition;
    ‘‘(B) the lawful use of a firearm or ammunition; or
    ‘‘(C) the lawful storage of a firearm or ammunition.
    (3) LIMITATION ON DATABASES OR DATA BANKS.—None of
    the authorities provided to the Secretary under the Patient
    Protection and Affordable Care Act or an amendment made by
    that Act shall be construed to authorize or may be used to
    maintain records of individual ownership or possession of a
    firearm or ammunition.
    ‘‘(4) LIMITATION ON DETERMINATION OF PREMIUM RATES OR
    ELIGIBILITY FOR HEALTH INSURANCE.—A premium rate may not
    be increased, health insurance coverage may not be denied,
    and a discount, rebate, or reward offered for participation in a
    wellness program may not be reduced or withheld under any
    health benefit plan issued pursuant to or in accordance with
    the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act or an amendment made by that Act on the basis of, or on reliance upon—
    ‘‘(A) the lawful ownership or possession of a firearm or
    ammunition; or
    ‘‘(B) the lawful use or storage of a firearm or ammunition.
    ‘‘(5) LIMITATION ON DATA COLLECTION REQUIREMENTS FOR
    INDIVIDUALS.—No individual shall be required to disclose any
    information under any data collection activity authorized
    under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act or an
    amendment made by that Act relating to—
    ‘‘(A) the lawful ownership or possession of a firearm or
    ammunition; or
    ‘‘(B) the lawful use, possession, or storage of a firearm
    or ammunition.
    ‘‘(d) REGULATIONS.—Not later than 2 years after the date of enactment of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, the Secretary shall promulgate regulations that provide criteria for determining whether a reimbursement structure is described in subsection (a).
    ‘‘(e) STUDY AND REPORT.—Not later than 180 days after the
    date on which regulations are promulgated under subsection (c),
    the Government Accountability Office shall review such regulations
    and conduct a study and submit to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions of the Senate and the Committee on
    Energy and Commerce of the House of Representatives a report regarding the impact the activities under this section have had on
    the quality and cost of health care.
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