H.R. 4879 (110th): Virtual Screening for Cancer Act of 2007

Introduced:
Dec 19, 2007 (110th Congress, 2007–2009)
Status:
Died (Referred to Committee)
Sponsor
Barbara Cubin
Representative for Wyoming At Large
Party
Republican
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Last Updated
Dec 19, 2007
Length
6 pages
 
Status

This bill was introduced on December 19, 2007, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Progress
Introduced Dec 19, 2007
Referred to Committee Dec 19, 2007
 
Full Title

To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to include screening computed tomography colonography as a colorectal screening test for purposes of coverage under the Medicare Program, and for other purposes.

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Cosponsors
9 cosponsors (6D, 3R) (show)
Committees

House Energy and Commerce

Health

House Ways and Means

Health

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12/19/2007--Introduced.
Virtual Screening for Cancer Act of 2007 - Amends title XVIII (Medicare) of the Social Security Act to: (1) provide Medicare coverage for screening computed tomography as a colorectal screening test; and (2) exclude screening computed tomography colonography from the meaning of "imaging services" for which there is a special rule regarding outpatient services department (OPD) fee schedule payments.

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