Summary: H.R.6980 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (09/28/2018)

Breast Cancer Patient Equity Act

This bill provides for Medicare coverage of custom fabricated breast prostheses following the surgical removal of the breast (i.e., a mastectomy), including replacements of such prostheses. Currently, Medicare covers surgically implanted breast prostheses, as well as some external breast prostheses (e.g., post-surgical bras).