H.R.1632: Colon Cancer Screen for Life Act of 2005

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85 (56 Democrats, 1 Independent Democrat, 29 Republicans)

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Colon Cancer Screen for Life Act of 2005 - Expresses the sense of the Congress with respect to the use of and reimbursement for colorectal cancer screening tests covered under the Medicare program under title XVIII of the Social Security Act (SSA). Amends SSA title XVIII to: (1) increase Medicare part B (Supplementary Medical Insurance) reimbursement for colorectal cancer screening and diagnostic tests; (2) cover an outpatient office visit or...

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Referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, and in addition to the Committee on Ways and Means, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.
Referred to House Energy and Commerce
Referred to House Ways and Means
Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.
Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.
April 14, 2005

Introduced in the House by Phil English (R-Pa.)

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