HR 912

112th CONGRESS
1st Session

H. R. 912

To amend the Public Health Service Act to establish a national screening program at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and to amend title XIX of the Social Security Act to provide States the option to increase screening in the United States population for the prevention, early detection, and timely treatment of colorectal cancer.

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

March 3, 2011

Ms. GRANGER introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce


A BILL

To amend the Public Health Service Act to establish a national screening program at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and to amend title XIX of the Social Security Act to provide States the option to increase screening in the United States population for the prevention, early detection, and timely treatment of colorectal cancer.

SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE.

SEC. 2. PREVENTIVE HEALTH MEASURES WITH RESPECT TO COLORECTAL CANCER.

`SEC. 317U. PREVENTIVE HEALTH MEASURES WITH RESPECT TO COLORECTAL CANCER.

SEC. 3. OPTIONAL MEDICAID COVERAGE OF CERTAIN PERSONS SCREENED AND FOUND TO HAVE COLORECTAL CANCER.

`OPTIONAL APPLICATION OF PRESUMPTIVE ELIGIBILITY PROVISIONS FOR CERTAIN PERSONS WITH COLORECTAL CANCER

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