H.R.1903 - Post-Prostate Cancer Treatment Equity Act of 2007

To amend the Public Health Service Act and Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 to require that group and individual health insurance coverage and group health plans provide coverage for reconstructive prosthetic urology surgery if they provide coverage for prostate cancer treatment. view all titles (2)

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  • Short: Post-Prostate Cancer Treatment Equity Act of 2007 as introduced.
  • Official: To amend the Public Health Service Act and Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 to require that group and individual health insurance coverage and group health plans provide coverage for reconstructive prosthetic urology surgery if they provide coverage for prostate cancer treatment. as introduced.

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Post-Prostate Cancer Treatment Equity Act of 2007 - Amends the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 (ERISA) and the Public Health Service Act to require a group health plan that provides medical and surgical benefits with respect to prostate cancer treatment to provide coverage f

Official Summary

Post-Prostate Cancer Treatment Equity Act of 2007 - Amends the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 (ERISA) and the Public Health Service Act to require a group health plan that provides medical and surgical benefits with respect to prostate cancer treatment to provide coverage for:
(1) all stages of reconstructive prosthetic urology surgery; and
(2) prostheses and physical complications of prostatectomy. Requires plans to provide notice of the coverage.Prohibits a group health plan from:
(1) denying to a patient eligibility or continued eligibility solely to avoid the requirements of this Act; or
(2) penalizing or otherwise reducing or limiting the reimbursement of a provider or providing incentives to induce such provider to provide care to a participant or beneficiary in a manner inconsistent with this Act.Applies such requirements to coverage offered in the individual market.

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