Cancer -Related Legislation Introduced

August 1, 1995

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.

  • HR1579, introduced by Rep. Brown (D-OH), to require providersof home infusion therapy to be licensed and to limit physicianreferrals for home infusion therapy services in which the physicianhas a financial interest.
  • HR1614, introduced by Rep. Durbin (D-IL), to amend provisionsof Title XVIII of the Social Security Act relating to Medigappolicies to eliminate age rating in premiums.
  • HR1668, introduced by Rep. Danner (D-MO), to establish a programto control fraud and abuse in the Medicare program, and to increasethe amount of civil monetary penalties that may be assessed againstindividuals and entities committing fraud against Medicare.
  • S827, introduced by Sen. Pressler (R-SD), to amend the InternalRevenue Code of 1986 to limit an employer's deduction for health-carecosts of its employees if the employer fails to honor its commitmentto provide care to retirees.
  • S863, introduced by Sen. Grassley (R-IA), to amend Title XVIIIof the Social Security Act to provide for increased Medicare reimbursementfor physician assistants, to increase the delivery of health servicesin areas that have a shortage of health professionals.
  • S872, introduced by Sen. Bond (R-MO), to provide for establishmentof a modernized and simplified health information network foruse by Medicare and Medicaid.