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

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 … Continue reading

[LEGISLATIVE UPDATE] H.R. 1416: Cancer Patient Protection Act of 2013

[LEGISLATIVE UPDATE]  H.R. 1416: Cancer Patient Protection Act of 2013 To terminate application of sequestration to payment for certain physician-administered drugs under part B of the Medicare program. New Cosponsor: Rep. Collin Peterson [D-MN7] Thank you to our newest Cosponsors.  Please thank your legislators for supporting legislation that YOU believe in.  If they are not … Continue reading

[LEGISLATIVE UPDATE] Cancer Drug Coverage Parity Act

[LEGISLATIVE UPDATE]  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 … Continue reading

LOCAL AND NATIONAL INSURANCE, FINANCIAL & LEGAL RESOURCES FOR CANCER PATIENTS

A diagnosis of cancer can be a tremendous burden to cancer patients and their  families. Besides hospital bills, cancer treatment can include many expenses  that insurance doesn’t cover, such as medications, transportation, or child  care. If lost wages compound this situation, then the diagnosis of cancer can  also become a financial crisis. INSURANCE RESOURCES   … Continue reading