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Cancer -Related Legislation Introduced

Cancer -Related Legislation Introduced

  • HR1579, introduced by Rep. Brown (D-OH), to require providers of home infusion therapy to be licensed and to limit physician referrals for home infusion therapy services in which the physician has a financial interest.
  • HR1614, introduced by Rep. Durbin (D-IL), to amend provisions of Title XVIII of the Social Security Act relating to Medigap policies to eliminate age rating in premiums.
  • HR1668, introduced by Rep. Danner (D-MO), to establish a program to control fraud and abuse in the Medicare program, and to increase the amount of civil monetary penalties that may be assessed against individuals and entities committing fraud against Medicare.
  • S827, introduced by Sen. Pressler (R-SD), to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to limit an employer's deduction for health-care costs of its employees if the employer fails to honor its commitment to provide care to retirees.
  • S863, introduced by Sen. Grassley (R-IA), to amend Title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide for increased Medicare reimbursement for physician assistants, to increase the delivery of health services in areas that have a shortage of health professionals.
  • S872, introduced by Sen. Bond (R-MO), to provide for establishment of a modernized and simplified health information network for use by Medicare and Medicaid.
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