To amend the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974, the Public Health Service Act, and the Internal Revenue Code to require that group health plans and issuers of health insurance coverage provide coverage for second opinions.
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Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for California's 53rd congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: May 18, 2009
Length: 16 pages
111th Congress (2009–2010)
This bill was introduced on May 18, 2009, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
May 18, 2009
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H.R. 2457 (111th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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