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H.R. 3347 (114th): Byron Nash Renal Medullary Carcinoma Awareness Act of 2015

The text of the bill below is as of Jul 29, 2015 (Introduced).


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114th CONGRESS

1st Session

H. R. 3347

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

July 29, 2015

(for himself, Mr. Gene Green of Texas, Mr. Rangel, Mr. Danny K. Davis of Illinois, Mr. Burgess, and Mr. Olson) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce

A BILL

To amend title XIX of the Social Security Act to provide incentives for education on the risk of renal medullary carcinoma in individuals who are receiving medical assistance under such title and who have Sickle Cell Disease.

1.

Short title

This Act may be cited as the Byron Nash Renal Medullary Carcinoma Awareness Act of 2015.

2.

Providing incentives for education on risk of renal medullary carcinoma to individuals with Sickle Cell Disease under Medicaid

(a)

In general

Section 1903(a)(3)(E)(ii) of the Social Security Act (42 U.S.C. 1396b(a)(3)(E)(ii)) is amended by inserting , renal medullary carcinoma, after stroke each place it appears.

(b)

Effective date

The amendments made by subsection (a) shall apply with respect to items and services furnished on or after the date of the enactment of this Act.