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H.R. 1570: Removing Barriers to Colorectal Cancer Screening Act of 2019

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To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to waive coinsurance under Medicare for colorectal cancer screening tests, regardless of whether therapeutic intervention is required during the screening.

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Sponsor and status

Donald Payne Jr.

Sponsor. Representative for New Jersey's 10th congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Mar 6, 2019
Length: 4 pages
Mar 6, 2019
116th Congress (2019–2021)

Introduced on Mar 6, 2019

This bill is in the first stage of the legislative process. It was introduced into Congress on March 6, 2019. It will typically be considered by committee next before it is possibly sent on to the House or Senate as a whole.

4% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)

Position statements

What legislators are saying

Rep. Payne, Jr.s Statement on the Dangers of Colon Cancer after Chadwick Bosemans Passing
    — Rep. Donald Payne [D-NJ10] (Sponsor) on Sep 1, 2020

Davis Encourages Committee to Take up Student Loan, Colon Cancer Prevention, Pediatric Cancer Research & USMCA Legislation
    — Rep. Rodney Davis [R-IL13] (Co-sponsor) on Jun 6, 2019

Congresswoman Angie Craig Pushes for Fair Health Insurance Coverage
    — Rep. Angie Craig [D-MN2] (Co-sponsor) on Jun 4, 2019

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What stakeholders are saying

R Street Institute estimates H.R. 1570 will add $2.5 billion in new spending through 2030.


Mar 6, 2019

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H.R. 1570 is a bill in the United States Congress.

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