H.R.5377: Cancer Patient Equity Act of 2021

About This Bill

  • This bill was introduced in the 117th Congress
  • This bill is primarily about health
  • Introduced Sept. 27, 2021
  • Latest Major Action Sept. 28, 2021

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Bill Summary

Cancer Patient Equity Act of 2021 This bill provides for coverage of certain cancer diagnostic and laboratory tests under Medicare, Medicaid, and the Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP). Specifically, the bill provides for coverage of microarray analysis, DNA and RNA sequencing, whole-exome sequencing, and other next-generation sequencing for individuals diagnosed with cancer. Additionally, the Department of Health and Human Services...

(Source: Library of Congress)

What Lawmakers Are Saying About This Bill

There is one statement associated with H.R.5377.

Bill Actions

Date Description
Sept. 28, 2021
Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.
Sept. 27, 2021
Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.
Sept. 27, 2021
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.
Sept. 27, 2021

Introduced in the House by G. K. Butterfield (D-N.C.)

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