The federal Office of Personnel Management is charged with ensuring that insurers in each state offer a few insurance plans for each state exchange, which will offer various qualified insurance plans.
The bill, H.R. 4971, also includes language that prevents states from pre-empting the law.
Among the bill's sponsors are Reps. Michele Bachmann (R-Minn.) and Ron Paul (R-Texas). Paul is a contender in the GOP presidential primary, which Bachmann dropped out of in January.
Akin plans to meet with pro-life leaders on Tuesday in St. Louis to promote the bill.