To amend the Public Health Service Act 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.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for New Jersey's 7th congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: Jun 11, 2015
Length: 5 pages
114th Congress, 2015–2017
This bill was introduced on June 11, 2015, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
What legislators are saying
“Lance Holds Breast Cancer Round Table in Summit, Discusses Proposed Legislation”
— Rep. Leonard Lance [R-NJ7, 2009-2018] (Sponsor) on Jul 1, 2015
“On House Floor, Higgins Pushes For Cancer Drug Coverage”
— Rep. Brian Higgins [D-NY26] (Co-sponsor) on Jul 9, 2015
Jun 11, 2015
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H.R. 2739 (114th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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