H.R. 1844 (111th): Comprehensive Cancer Care Improvement Act of 2009

Introduced:

Apr 1, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on April 1, 2009, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Sponsor:

Lois Capps

Representative for California's 23rd congressional district

Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: Apr 1, 2009
Length: 21 pages

About the bill

Full Title

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.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

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History

Apr 1, 2009
 
Introduced

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