The PEAC Applauds a New Bill to Improve Access to Oral Cancer Drugs

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Washington, DC, June 11, 2015 – Today the Patients Equal Access Coalition (PEAC) commends Congressmen Leonard Lance (R-NJ-7th District) and Brian Higgins (D-NY-26th District) and Senators Kirk (R-IL) and Franken (D-MN) on the introduction of the Cancer Drug Coverage Parity Act of 2014, H.R. 2739/S. 1566. This bill is a critical step toward improving access to anticancer treatments by requiring insurance companies to cover patient-administrated and physician-administered anticancer drugs at the same cost to patients.

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Click here to watch Rep. Higgins talking about HR 2739.

 

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