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H.R. 2428 (116th): Access to Breast Cancer Diagnosis Act of 2019

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To amend title XXVII of the Public Health Service Act to prohibit group health plans and health insurance issuers offering group or individual health insurance coverage from imposing cost-sharing requirements or treatment limitations with respect to diagnostic examinations for breast cancer that are less favorable than such requirements with respect to screening examinations for breast cancer.

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Sponsor and status

Debbie Dingell

Sponsor. Representative for Michigan's 12th congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: May 1, 2019
Length: 5 pages
Introduced
May 1, 2019
116th Congress (2019–2021)
Status
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on May 1, 2019, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.

Cosponsors

36 Cosponsors (29 Democrats, 7 Republicans)

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History

May 1, 2019
 
Introduced

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H.R. 2428 (116th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

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Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number H.R. 2428. This is the one from the 116th Congress.

This bill was introduced in the 116th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2019 to Jan 3, 2021. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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