[LEGISLATIVE UPDATES] H.R. 1531 & H. Res 154

legislative_update_300x199H.R. 1531: To require that health plans provide coverage for a minimum hospital stay for mastectomies, lumpectomies, and lymph node dissection for the treatment of breast cancer and coverage for secondary consultations.

Sponsor: Rep. Rosa DeLauro [D-CT3]

This bill is in the first stage of the legislative process. It was introduced into Congress on April 12, 2013. It will typically be considered by committee next.

To explore: http://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/113/hr1531?utm_campaign=govtrack_email_update&utm_source=govtrack/email_update&utm_medium=email

H.Res. 154: Expressing support for designation of April 15, 2013, through April 21, 2013, as National Minority Cancer Awareness Week.

Sponsor: Rep. Ami Bera [D-CA7]

This resolution is in the first stage of the legislative process. It was introduced into Congress on April 12, 2013. It will typically be considered by committee next.

To explore the text: http://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/113/hres154?utm_campaign=govtrack_email_update&utm_source=govtrack/email_update&utm_medium=email

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