Support the Cancer Drug Parity Act of 2021
Legislation has been reintroduced in the U.S. House of Representatives that would ensure that patients enrolled in certain federally regulated health plans have access and insurance coverage for all anti-cancer regimens. The Cancer Drug Parity Act of 2021 (H.R. 4385) would require any health plan that provides coverage for cancer chemotherapy treatment to provide coverage for orally administered and self-injectable anticancer medications at a cost no less favorable than the cost of IV, port administered, or injected anticancer medications.
It's important for your representative to cosponsor this bill in order for it to be considered by the full Congress. Please take a moment to send an e-mail to your Congressperson by filling out the form below. You are encouraged to personalize the letters as much as possible by providing examples of how the cost of oral or self-administered chemotherapy drugs has impacted you or your patients.
If you have any questions, please contact ASH Senior Manager for Legislative Advocacy, Tracy Roades at TRoades@hematology.org.