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H.R.1416: Cancer Patient Protection Act of 2013

About this Bill

This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress
This bill is primarily about health
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Sponsor Renee Ellmers, R-N.C.
Total Cosponsors 123 (37 Democrats, 86 Republicans)
Introduced April 9, 2013
Latest Major Action April 22, 2013
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Bill Progress

  • Bill introduced in the House   
  • Bill passed in the House   
  • Bill passed in the Senate   
  • Bill signed into law

Bill Summary

Cancer Patient Protection Act of 2013 - Declares that, notwithstanding the presidential sequestration order issued on March 1, 2013, the budgetary resources sequestered for payments for drugs and biologicals under title XVIII (Medicare) of the Social Security Act shall be available for obligation for drugs and biologicals furnished on or after enactment of this Act in the same amount and manner as if such order had not been issued.

Directs the Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS) to make any payments under Medicare part B (Supplementary Medical Insurance) that may be required to reimburse for reductions in payments made under the sequestration order for drugs and biologicals furnished on or after April 1, 2013, and before enactment of this Act.

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
April 22, 2013 Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.
April 12, 2013 Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.
April 9, 2013 Referred to House Energy and Commerce
April 9, 2013 Referred to House Ways and Means
April 9, 2013 Referred to House Budget