S. 2790 (110th): Comprehensive Cancer Care Improvement Act of 2008

Introduced:

Mar 31, 2008
110th Congress, 2007–2009

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on March 31, 2008, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Sponsor:

Mary Landrieu
Senator from Louisiana
Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: Mar 31, 2008
Length: 21 pages

About the bill

Full Title

A bill to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide for coverage of comprehensive cancer care planning under the Medicare program and to improve the care furnished to individuals diagnosed with cancer by establishing a Medicare hospice care demonstration program and grants programs for cancer palliative care and symptom management programs, provider education, and related research.

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Related Bills

Legislative action may be ocurring on one of these bills in lieu of or in parallel to action on this bill.

S. 1773 (111th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Oct 13, 2009

H.R. 1078 (Related)
Comprehensive Cancer Care Improvement Act of 2007

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Feb 15, 2007

What is a bill?

The “S.” in “S. 2790” means this is a Senate bill in the United States Congress. A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.

History

Introduced
Mar 31, 2008

Details

Cosponsors
5 cosponsors (4D, 1R) (show)
Committee Assignments

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Votes

There have been no votes related to this bill.

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