Rep. Higgins Promotes Equal Coverage for Oral Chemotherapy - Press Conference 5/2/13

Thursday, May 2, 2013

Rep. Brian Higgins, NY-26, is reintroducing the Cancer Drug Coverage Parity Act, which would require health insurance companies to offer the same coverage and reimbursement for all chemotherapy medications, whether they're administered intravenously/by injection or orally. Eunice Wang, MD, spoke on behalf of both RPCI and the American Society of Hematology. Also participating were representatives from the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society and International Myeloma Foundation.