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H.R. 2428: 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
Status

Introduced on May 1, 2019

This bill is in the first stage of the legislative process. It was introduced into Congress on May 1, 2019. It will typically be considered by committee next before it is possibly sent on to the House or Senate as a whole.

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1% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)
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History

May 1, 2019
 
Introduced

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H.R. 2428 is a bill in the United States Congress.

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