[LEGISLATIVE UPDATE] H.R. 1801: Cancer Drug Coverage Parity Act of 2013

H.R. 1801: Cancer Drug Coverage Parity Act of 2013:

To amend the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974, the Public Health Service Act, and the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to require group and individual health insurance coverage and group health plans to provide for coverage of oral anticancer drugs on terms no less favorable than the coverage provided for anticancer medications administered by a health care provider.

Thank you to our newest Cosponsors.  Please thank your legislators for supporting legislation that YOU believe in.  If they are not listed as Cosponsors, touch base with them and let you know what you support.  Your voice goes a long way towards creating change.

New Cosponsor: Rep. Tom Latham [R-IA3]

New Cosponsor: Rep. Timothy Bishop [D-NY1]

New Cosponsor: Rep. Adam Schiff [D-CA28]

New Cosponsor: Rep. Daniel Lipinski [D-IL3]

New Cosponsor: Rep. Joseph Kennedy [D-MA4]

New Cosponsor: Rep. Rush Holt [D-NJ12]

New Cosponsor: Rep. Stephen Lynch [D-MA8]

New Cosponsor: Rep. Carol Shea-Porter [D-NH1]

New Cosponsor: Rep. Matthew Cartwright [D-PA17]

New Cosponsor: Rep. Zoe Lofgren [D-CA19]

New Cosponsor: Rep. Michael Michaud [D-ME2]

New Cosponsor: Rep. Jo Bonner [R-AL1]

New Cosponsor: Rep. Lacy Clay [D-MO1]

New Cosponsor: Rep. Donald Payne [D-NJ10]

New Cosponsor: Rep. Carolyn McCarthy [D-NY4]

New Cosponsor: Rep. Candice Miller [R-MI10]

New Cosponsor: Rep. Mark Pocan [D-WI2]

New Cosponsor: Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz [D-FL23]

New Cosponsor: Rep. Dina Titus [D-NV1]

New Cosponsor: Rep. John Carney [D-DE0]

New Cosponsor: Rep. Mark Takano [D-CA41]

New Cosponsor: Rep. Rodney Frelinghuysen [R-NJ11]

New Cosponsor: Rep. Barbara Lee [D-CA13]

New Cosponsor: Rep. Bruce Braley [D-IA1]

New Cosponsor: Rep. Paul Tonko [D-NY20]

New Cosponsor: Rep. William Enyart [D-IL12]

Explore the full text: http://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/113/hr1801?utm_campaign=govtrack_email_update&utm_source=govtrack/email_update&utm_medium=email

Take time to thank our supporters, or voice your thoughts to your representatives.

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