[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.

New Cosponsor: Rep. Doris Matsui [D-CA6]

New Cosponsor: Rep. Gloria Negrete McLeod [D-CA35]

New Cosponsor: Rep. Sean Maloney [D-NY18]

New Cosponsor: Rep. Diana DeGette [D-CO1]

New Cosponsor: Rep. John Lewis [D-GA5]

New Cosponsor: Rep. Peter Welch [D-VT0]

New Cosponsor: Rep. Leonard Lance [R-NJ7]

Thank you to the 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.


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