A bill 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.
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Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Senator for Illinois. 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 it did not receive a vote.
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21 Cosponsors (15 Democrats, 6 Republicans)
Jun 11, 2015
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S. 1566 (114th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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This bill was introduced in the 114th Congress, which met from Jan 6, 2015 to Jan 3, 2017. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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