Removing Barriers to Colorectal Cancer Screening Act
Introduced in March 2012, this bill seeks to reverse the loophole in the current law that requires Medicare patients to pay a coinsurance when a polyp is detected and removed during a colonoscopy.
The Preserving Access to Life-Saving Medications Act (H.R. 2245)/(S. 296)
Introduced in June 2011, H.R. 2245/S. 296 prevents future drug shortages and ensures that cancer patients’ treatment schedules are uninterrupted.
Fight Colorectal Cancer Stamp Act (H.R. 893)
Introduced in March 2011, the H.R. 893 provides and sustains funding for federal colon cancer research programs without increasing federal government spending.
The Colorectal Cancer Prevention, Early Detection, and Treatment Act (H.R. 912)/(S.494)
Introduced in March 2011, H.R. 912/S. 494 establishes a national screening and treatment program to fight colon cancer and raise awareness about the disease.
The FDA Safety and Innovation Act (FDASIA) includes key drug shortage legislation, the Prescription Drug User Fee Act (PDUFA) and the Medical Device User Fee Act (MDUFA).
The Affordable Care Act (ACA) puts in place comprehensive health insurance reforms that will roll out over the next four years. Learn more: