H.R.3826 - Medicare Cancer Coverage Improvement Act of 1991102nd Congress (1991-1992)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Levin, Sander M. [D-MI-17] (Introduced 11/20/1991)|
|Committees:||House - Energy and Commerce; Ways and Means|
|Latest Action:||House - 01/14/1992 Referred to the Subcommittee on Health and the Environment. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.3826 — 102nd Congress (1991-1992)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (11/20/1991)
Medicare Cancer Coverage Improvement Act of 1991 - Amends title XVIII (Medicare) of the Social Security Act to cover: (1) any use of a drug in an anticancer chemotherapeutic regimen if such use has been approved by the Food and Drug Administration, published in peer-review medical literature, or included in one or more of three specified medical compendia; and (2) an oral form of a drug prescribed for such a use in an anticancer chemotherapeutic regimen if the drug contains the same active ingredients as a drug that would be covered if administered as incident to a physician's service.
Requires a study and report to specified congressional committees on Medicare coverage of patient care costs associated with clinical trials of new cancer therapies.