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H.R. 2594: Colorectal Cancer Payment Fairness Act


The text of the bill below is as of Apr 15, 2021 (Introduced).


I

117th CONGRESS

1st Session

H. R. 2594

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

April 15, 2021

(for himself, Mr. Rodney Davis of Illinois, Mr. McEachin, Mr. Fitzpatrick, Mr. Bishop of Georgia, Mr. Butterfield, Mr. Casten, Mr. Malinowski, Mr. McKinley, Mr. Morelle, Mr. Rush, Ms. Scanlon, Ms. Strickland, Mr. Webster of Florida, Mr. Carbajal, Mrs. Kirkpatrick, Mr. Lawson of Florida, Mrs. Axne, Mr. Gonzalez of Ohio, Ms. Williams of Georgia, Mr. Raskin, Mr. David Scott of Georgia, Mr. Guest, Mr. Van Drew, Mr. Grijalva, Mr. Kelly of Mississippi, Ms. Clark of Massachusetts, Ms. Porter, Mr. Sires, Ms. Stefanik, Mr. Cohen, Mrs. McBath, Ms. Norton, Mr. Johnson of Georgia, Mr. Ruppersberger, Ms. Lee of California, Mrs. Hayes, Mr. Pocan, Mr. Trone, Mr. Gallego, Mrs. Watson Coleman, Mr. Takano, Mr. Cicilline, Ms. Stevens, Mr. Evans, Mr. Larson of Connecticut, Mr. Brendan F. Boyle of Pennsylvania, Ms. Plaskett, Mr. Carson, Mr. Kilmer, and Mr. Soto) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, and in addition to the Committee on Ways and Means, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned

A BILL

To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to eliminate the coinsurance requirement for certain colorectal cancer screening tests furnished under the Medicare program.

1.

Short title

This Act may be cited as the Colorectal Cancer Payment Fairness Act.

2.

Eliminating the coinsurance requirement for certain colorectal cancer screen­ing tests furnished under the Medicare program

Section 1833(dd) of the Social Security Act (42 U.S.C. 1395l(dd)) is amended—

(1)

in paragraph (1), by striking and before January 1, 2030,; and

(2)

in paragraph (2)—

(A)

in subparagraph (A), by adding and at the end;

(B)

in subparagraph (B), by striking through 2026, 85 percent; and and inserting and each subsequent year, 100 percent.; and

(C)

by striking subparagraph (C).