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 anticancer medications administered by a health care provider.
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Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for New York's 26th congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: Apr 26, 2013
Length: 12 pages
113th Congress (2013–2015)
This bill was introduced on April 26, 2013, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
Although this bill was not enacted, its provisions could have become law by being included in another bill. It is common for legislative text to be introduced concurrently in multiple bills (called companion bills), re-introduced in subsequent sessions of Congress in new bills, or added to larger bills (sometimes called omnibus bills).
92 Cosponsors (77 Democrats, 15 Republicans)
What legislators are saying
“Higgins Recognizes March as National Multiple Myeloma Awareness Month on House Floor”
— Rep. Brian Higgins [D-NY26] (Sponsor) on Mar 27, 2014
“Higgins Urges Support for Oral Chemotherapy Parity Legislation on House Floor”
— Rep. Brian Higgins [D-NY26] (Sponsor) on Nov 19, 2013
“Higgins Recognizes National Childhood Cancer Awareness Month on House Floor”
— Rep. Brian Higgins [D-NY26] (Sponsor) on Sep 19, 2013
May 12, 2009
Earlier Version — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 2366 (111th).
Aug 1, 2011
Earlier Version — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 2746 (112th).
Apr 26, 2013
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H.R. 1801 (113th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2013 to Jan 2, 2015. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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