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Mar 24, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010
This bill was introduced on March 24, 2009, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Representative for Connecticut's 3rd congressional district
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Last Updated: Mar 24, 2009
Length: 24 pages
To require that health plans provide coverage for a minimum hospital stay for mastectomies, lumpectomies, and lymph node dissection for the treatment of breast cancer and coverage for secondary consultations.
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Last Action: Sep 25, 2008
Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jan 5, 2011
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Civic Impulse. (2015). H.R. 1691 — 111th Congress: Breast Cancer Patient Protection Act of 2009. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/111/hr1691
“H.R. 1691 — 111th Congress: Breast Cancer Patient Protection Act of 2009.” www.GovTrack.us. 2009. August 27, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/111/hr1691>
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