H.R. 2746 (112th): Cancer Drug Coverage Parity Act of 2011

Introduced:

Aug 1, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on August 1, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Sponsor:

Brian Higgins
Representative for New York's 27th congressional district
Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: Aug 1, 2011
Length: 12 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To amend the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974, the Public Health Service Act, and the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to require group and individual health insurance coverage and group health plans to provide for coverage of oral anticancer drugs on terms no less favorable than the coverage provided for intravenously administered anticancer medications.

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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.

H.R. 2366 (111th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: May 12, 2009

H.R. 1801 (113th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Apr 26, 2013

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The “H.R.” in “H.R. 2746” means this is a House of Representatives 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.

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History

Introduced
Aug 1, 2011

Details

Cosponsors
53 cosponsors (48D, 5R) (show)
Committee Assignments
Health
Health

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Votes

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