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


Dec 19, 2007
110th Congress, 2007–2009

Died in a previous Congress

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


Barbara Cubin

Representative for Wyoming At Large



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Last Updated: Dec 19, 2007
Length: 6 pages

About the bill

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.

Summary (CRS)

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 ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Dec 19, 2007

This is the first step in the legislative process.

This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 4879”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


9 cosponsors (6D, 3R) (show)
Committee Assignments

The committee chair determines whether a bill will move past the committee stage.


There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

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