[LEGISLATIVE UPDATE] Planning Actively for Cancer Treatment (PACT) Act

H.R. 2477: Planning Actively for Cancer Treatment (PACT) Act of 2013 – To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide for coverage of cancer care planning and coordination under the Medicare program. New Cosponsor: Rep. Donald Payne [D-NJ10] Thank you to our newest Cosponsors.  Please thank your legislators for supporting legislation that … Continue reading

[LEGISLATIVE UPDATE] Removing Barriers to Colorectal Cancer Screening Act

H.R. 1070: Removing Barriers to Colorectal Cancer Screening Act of 2013 – To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to waive coinsurance under Medicare for colorectal cancer screening tests, regardless of whether therapeutic intervention is required during the screening. New Cosponsor: Rep. John Tierney [D-MA6] New Cosponsor: Rep. Daniel Lipinski [D-IL3] New Cosponsor: … Continue reading

[LEGISLATIVE UPDATE] H.R. 1902: Breast Cancer Recovery Improvement Act

H.R. 1902: Breast Cancer Recovery Improvement Act To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide for timely access to post-mastectomy items under Medicare. Thank you to our newest Cosponsor.  Please thank your legislators for supporting legislation that YOU believe in.  If they are not listed as Cosponsors, touch base with them and … Continue reading

[LEGISLATIVE UPDATE] H.R. 991: CT Colonography Screening for Colorectal Cancer Act of 2013

H.R. 991: CT Colonography Screening for Colorectal Cancer Act of 2013 To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to cover screening computed tomography colonography as a colorectal cancer screening test under the Medicare program. Thank you to our newest Cosponsors.  Please thank your legislators for supporting legislation that YOU believe in.  If they … Continue reading