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Apr 30, 2003
108th Congress, 2003–2004
This bill was introduced on April 30, 2003, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Representative for Connecticut's 3rd congressional district
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Last Updated: Apr 30, 2003
Length: 15 pages
To amend the Public Health Service Act and Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 to require that group and individual health insurance coverage and group health plans provide coverage for a minimum hospital stay for mastectomies and lymph node dissections performed for the treatment of breast cancer.
Legislative action may be ocurring on one of these bills in lieu of or in parallel to action on this bill.
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Last Action: Feb 8, 2001
Last Action: Sep 25, 2008
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Civic Impulse. (2015). H.R. 1886 — 108th Congress: Breast Cancer Patient Protection Act of 2003. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/108/hr1886
“H.R. 1886 — 108th Congress: Breast Cancer Patient Protection Act of 2003.” www.GovTrack.us. 2003. September 5, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/108/hr1886>
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