H.R.6725 - Oncology Quality Care Improvement Act of 2008110th Congress (2007-2008)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Crowley, Joseph [D-NY-7] (Introduced 07/31/2008)|
|Committees:||House - Ways and Means; Energy and Commerce|
|Latest Action:||House - 07/31/2008 Referred to House Energy and Commerce (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.6725 — 110th Congress (2007-2008)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (07/31/2008)
Oncology Quality Care Improvement Act of 2008 - Directs the Secretary of Health and Human Services to establish budget neutral demonstration projects to test and evaluate methods that: (1) improve the quality of care provided to eligible beneficiaries with certain cancer diagnoses; and (2) reduce expenditures that would otherwise be made under the Medicare program on behalf of such individuals for such diagnoses.
Authorizes the participation of oncology care groups of physicians, or of physicians and oncology nurse practitioners, in such demonstration projects, subject to certain conditions.