H.R.1839 - Immunosuppressive Drug Coverage Act of 2001107th Congress (2001-2002)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Camp, Dave [R-MI-4] (Introduced 05/15/2001)|
|Committees:||House - Ways and Means; Energy and Commerce; Education and the Workforce|
|Latest Action:||07/16/2001 Referred to the Subcommittee on Employer-Employee Relations.|
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Summary: H.R.1839 — 107th Congress (2001-2002)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Immunosuppressive Drug Coverage Act of 2001 - Amends title II (Old Age, Survivors and Disability Insurance) (OASDI) of the Social Security Act to: (1) continue entitlement to prescription drugs used in immunosuppressive therapy furnished to an individual who receives a kidney transplant for which payment is made under Medicare; and (2) extend Medicare secondary payer requirements for end stage renal disease beneficiaries.
Introduced in House (05/15/2001)
Amends the Public Health Service Act, the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974, and the Internal Revenue Code to set forth requirements for group health plans to provide coverage of immunosuppressive drugs.