H.R.301 - Prostate Cancer Diagnosis and Treatment Act of 1997105th Congress (1997-1998)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Shays, Christopher [R-CT-4] (Introduced 01/07/1997)|
|Committees:||House - Commerce; Ways and Means; Veterans' Affairs|
|Latest Action:||08/05/1997 See H.R.2015. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.301 — 105th Congress (1997-1998)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (01/07/1997)
Prostate Cancer Diagnosis and Treatment Act of 1997 - Amends title XVIII (Medicare) of the Social Security Act to provide for coverage of services for the early detection of prostate cancer and certain drug treatments for such cancer. Requires the Secretary of Health and Human Services to establish fee schedules for such services.
Amends Federal law to cover such detection and treatment services for veterans as a preventive health service.