H.R.2366 - Cancer Drug Coverage Parity Act of 2009111th Congress (2009-2010)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Higgins, Brian [D-NY-27] (Introduced 05/12/2009)|
|Committees:||House - Energy and Commerce; Education and Labor; Ways and Means|
|Latest Action:||06/11/2009 Referred to the Subcommittee on Health, Employment, Labor, and Pensions.|
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Summary: H.R.2366 — 111th Congress (2009-2010)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (05/12/2009)
Cancer Drug Coverage Parity Act of 2009 - Amends the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 (ERISA), the Public Health Service Act, and the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to require a group health plan providing benefits for intravenously administered or injected cancer medications to provide no less favorable coverage for prescribed, orally administered anticancer medication used to kill or slow the growth of cancerous cells.
Applies such requirement to individual health insurance coverage.