To amend the Public Health Service Act to require group and individual health insurance coverage and group health plans to provide for cost sharing for oral anticancer drugs on terms no less favorable than the cost sharing provided for anticancer medications administered by a health care provider.
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Sponsor. Representative for New Jersey's 7th congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: Mar 7, 2017
Length: 5 pages
115th Congress, 2017–2019
This bill was introduced on March 7, 2017, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
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Mar 7, 2017
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H.R. 1409 (115th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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