H.R. 1801 (113th): Cancer Drug Coverage Parity Act of 2013

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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Apr 26, 2013
113th Congress, 2013–2015

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on April 26, 2013, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Brian Higgins

Representative for New York's 26th congressional district



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Last Updated: Apr 26, 2013
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Apr 26, 2013

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H.R. 1801 (113th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

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