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house Bill H.R. 1416

Cancer Patient Protection Act of 2013

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      house Committees
      Committee on the Budget
      Committee on Energy and Commerce
      Committee on Ways and Means
    IntroducedApril 9th, 2013

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Cancer Patient Protection Act of 2013

Official Title

To terminate application of sequestration to payment for certain physician-administered drugs under part B of the Medicare program.


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.

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