S. 688 - Breast Cancer Patient Protection Act of 2009

Health. 111th Congress (2009-2010) View bill details
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Summary:
A bill to require that health plans provide coverage for a minimum hospital stay for mastectomies, lumpectomies, and lymph node dissection for the treatment of breast cancer and coverage for secondary consultations. (by CRS) 
Status:
The bill has been introduced. 
There have been no votes on this bill.

Breast Cancer Patient Protection Act of 2009

S. 688 — 111th Congress (2009–2010)

Summary
A bill to require that health plans provide coverage for a minimum hospital stay for mastectomies, lumpectomies, and lymph node dissection for the treatment of breast cancer and coverage for secondary consultations. (by CRS)
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Title
A bill to require that health plans provide coverage for a minimum hospital stay for mastectomies, lumpectomies, and lymph node dissection for the treatment of breast cancer and coverage for secondary consultations.
Other Titles
  • Breast Cancer Patient Protection Act of 2009
Sponsor
Olympia J. Snowe
Co-Sponsors
Subjects
  • Health
  • Cancer
  • Employee benefits and pensions
  • Health care costs and insurance
  • Health care coverage and access
  • Hospital care
  • Surgery and anesthesia
  • Women's health
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Major Actions
Introduced3/24/2009
Referred to Committee
Bill History

There have been no votes on this bill.

ActionDateDescription
Introduced3/24/2009
3/24/2009Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.
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Total contributions given to Senators from Health, Education & Human Resources, which…

supported this bill

Health, Education & Human Resources$1,817,602
$1,817,602

5 Organizations Supported and 0 Opposed; See Which Ones

Organizations that took a position on
Breast Cancer Patient Protection Act of 2009

5 organizations supported this bill

American Cancer Society
Brawley, Otis (2009, October 7). Testimony of Dr. Otis Brawley at a Hearing on Pending Legislation Relating to Breast Cancer. Retrieved January 7, 2010, from House Committee on Energy and Commerce.
Breastcancer.org
Weiss, Marisa (2009, October 7). Testimony of Marisa Weiss, M.D., at a Hearing on Pending Legislation Relating to Breast Cancer. Retrieved January 7, 2010, from House Committee on Energy and Commerce.
Fight Pink
(2009, March 31). H.R. 1691 Breast Cancer Patient Protection Act of 2009. Retrieved January 7, 2010, from Fight Pink.
National Breast Cancer Coalition
Visco, Fran (2009, October 7). Testimony of Fran Visco, J.D., at a Hearing on Pending Legislation Relating to Breast Cancer. Retrieved January 7, 2010, from House Committee on Energy and Commerce.
Susan G. Komen for the Cure
Luray, Jennifer M. (2009, October 7). Testimony of Jennifer M. Luray at a Hearing on Pending Legislation Relating to Breast Cancer. Retrieved January 7, 2010, from House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

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Includes reported contributions to congressional campaigns of Senators in office during the 111th U.S. Congress, from Health, Education & Human Resources interest groups, January 1, 2005 – December 31, 2010.
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Contributions by Legislator

Namesort iconPartyState$ From Interest Groups
That Supported
$ From Interest Groups
That Opposed
Daniel K. AkakaDHI$8,500$0
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$53,461$0
John BarrassoRWY$1,250$0
Max BaucusDMT$39,400$0
Birch "Evan" BayhDIN$15,000$0
Mark BegichDAK$2,750$0
Michael F. BennetDCO$21,324$0
Bob BennettRUT$18,400$0
Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$1,450$0
Christopher "Kit" BondRMO$2,000$0
Barbara BoxerDCA$19,850$0
Sherrod BrownDOH$39,400$0
Sam BrownbackRKS$1,000$0
Jim BunningRKY$0$0
Richard BurrRNC$23,700$0
Roland BurrisDIL$0$0
Robert ByrdDWV$12,250$0
Maria CantwellDWA$14,400$0
Ben CardinDMD$23,900$0
Tom CarperDDE$7,100$0
Bob CaseyDPA$26,500$0
Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$28,650$0
Tom CoburnROK$3,000$0
William Thad CochranRMS$1,000$0
Susan M. CollinsRME$12,150$0
Gaylord Kent ConradDND$10,750$0
Bob CorkerRTN$130,110$0
John CornynRTX$61,450$0
Mike CrapoRID$4,750$0
Jim DeMintRSC$29,250$0
Chris DoddDCT$10,600$0
Byron DorganDND$7,050$0
Dick DurbinDIL$25,250$0
John EnsignRNV$200$0
Mike EnziRWY$0$0
Russ FeingoldDWI$31,664$0
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$11,600$0
Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$9,550$0
Lindsey GrahamRSC$38,176$0
Chuck GrassleyRIA$27,050$0
Judd GreggRNH$500$0
Kay R. HaganDNC$18,050$0
Tom HarkinDIA$29,050$0
Orrin G. HatchRUT$35,651$0
Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$18,000$0
Jim InhofeROK$6,650$0
Dan InouyeDHI$20,900$0
Johnny IsaksonRGA$9,000$0
Mike JohannsRNE$6,750$0
Tim JohnsonDSD$12,000$0
Ted KaufmanDDE$0$0
Ted KennedyDMA$32,150$0
John F. KerryDMA$9,200$0
Amy KlobucharDMN$39,950$0
Herb KohlDWI$0$0
Jon KylRAZ$52,100$0
Mary L. LandrieuDLA$21,830$0
Frank R. LautenbergDNJ$7,150$0
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$700$0
Carl LevinDMI$14,900$0
Joe LiebermanICT$41,600$0
Blanche LincolnDAR$22,100$0
Dick LugarRIN$2,750$0
Mel MartinezRFL$5,750$0
John McCainRAZ$8,800$0
Claire McCaskillDMO$17,400$0
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$31,750$0
Bob MenéndezDNJ$60,400$0
Jeff MerkleyDOR$4,250$0
Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$5,950$0
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$500$0
Patty MurrayDWA$17,167$0
Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$17,450$0
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$48,350$0
Mark L. PryorDAR$1,000$0
John "Jack" ReedDRI$500$0
Harry ReidDNV$88,000$0
Jim RischRID$1,250$0
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$3,300$0
John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$13,650$0
Bernie SandersIVT$9,750$0
Chuck SchumerDNY$26,200$0
Jeff SessionsRAL$8,150$0
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$9,354$0
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$12,450$0
Olympia J. SnoweRME$38,050$0
Arlen SpecterDPA$48,950$0
Debbie StabenowDMI$50,200$0
Jon TesterDMT$1,750$0
John ThuneRSD$14,940$0
Mark UdallDCO$4,300$0
Tom UdallDNM$1,500$0
David VitterRLA$12,025$0
George VoinovichROH$7,550$0
Mark R. WarnerDVA$36,300$0
Jim WebbDVA$3,750$0
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$2,750$0
Roger F. WickerRMS$9,550$0
Ron WydenDOR$19,750$0

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NamePartyState$ From Interest Groups
That Supported
$ From Interest Groups
That Opposed
Daniel K. AkakaDHI$8,500$0
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$53,461$0
John BarrassoRWY$1,250$0
Max BaucusDMT$39,400$0
Birch "Evan" BayhDIN$15,000$0
Mark BegichDAK$2,750$0
Michael F. BennetDCO$21,324$0
Bob BennettRUT$18,400$0
Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$1,450$0
Christopher "Kit" BondRMO$2,000$0
Barbara BoxerDCA$19,850$0
Sherrod BrownDOH$39,400$0
Sam BrownbackRKS$1,000$0
Jim BunningRKY$0$0
Richard BurrRNC$23,700$0
Roland BurrisDIL$0$0
Robert ByrdDWV$12,250$0
Maria CantwellDWA$14,400$0
Ben CardinDMD$23,900$0
Tom CarperDDE$7,100$0
Bob CaseyDPA$26,500$0
Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$28,650$0
Tom CoburnROK$3,000$0
William Thad CochranRMS$1,000$0
Susan M. CollinsRME$12,150$0
Gaylord Kent ConradDND$10,750$0
Bob CorkerRTN$130,110$0
John CornynRTX$61,450$0
Mike CrapoRID$4,750$0
Jim DeMintRSC$29,250$0
Chris DoddDCT$10,600$0
Byron DorganDND$7,050$0
Dick DurbinDIL$25,250$0
John EnsignRNV$200$0
Mike EnziRWY$0$0
Russ FeingoldDWI$31,664$0
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$11,600$0
Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$9,550$0
Lindsey GrahamRSC$38,176$0
Chuck GrassleyRIA$27,050$0
Judd GreggRNH$500$0
Kay R. HaganDNC$18,050$0
Tom HarkinDIA$29,050$0
Orrin G. HatchRUT$35,651$0
Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$18,000$0
Jim InhofeROK$6,650$0
Dan InouyeDHI$20,900$0
Johnny IsaksonRGA$9,000$0
Mike JohannsRNE$6,750$0
Tim JohnsonDSD$12,000$0
Ted KaufmanDDE$0$0
Ted KennedyDMA$32,150$0
John F. KerryDMA$9,200$0
Amy KlobucharDMN$39,950$0
Herb KohlDWI$0$0
Jon KylRAZ$52,100$0
Mary L. LandrieuDLA$21,830$0
Frank R. LautenbergDNJ$7,150$0
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$700$0
Carl LevinDMI$14,900$0
Joe LiebermanICT$41,600$0
Blanche LincolnDAR$22,100$0
Dick LugarRIN$2,750$0
Mel MartinezRFL$5,750$0
John McCainRAZ$8,800$0
Claire McCaskillDMO$17,400$0
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$31,750$0
Bob MenéndezDNJ$60,400$0
Jeff MerkleyDOR$4,250$0
Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$5,950$0
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$500$0
Patty MurrayDWA$17,167$0
Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$17,450$0
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$48,350$0
Mark L. PryorDAR$1,000$0
John "Jack" ReedDRI$500$0
Harry ReidDNV$88,000$0
Jim RischRID$1,250$0
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$3,300$0
John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$13,650$0
Bernie SandersIVT$9,750$0
Chuck SchumerDNY$26,200$0
Jeff SessionsRAL$8,150$0
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$9,354$0
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$12,450$0
Olympia J. SnoweRME$38,050$0
Arlen SpecterDPA$48,950$0
Debbie StabenowDMI$50,200$0
Jon TesterDMT$1,750$0
John ThuneRSD$14,940$0
Mark UdallDCO$4,300$0
Tom UdallDNM$1,500$0
David VitterRLA$12,025$0
George VoinovichROH$7,550$0
Mark R. WarnerDVA$36,300$0
Jim WebbDVA$3,750$0
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$2,750$0
Roger F. WickerRMS$9,550$0
Ron WydenDOR$19,750$0

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Health, Education & Human Resources$1,817,602

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