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.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

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History

Aug 1, 2011
 
Introduced

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