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SB 1066: Cancer Chemotherapy Treatment

GENERAL BILL by Garcia ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Margolis ; Sobel

Cancer Chemotherapy Treatment; Requiring that a group insurance policy or group health maintenance contract that provides coverage for cancer chemotherapy treatment provide coverage for orally administered anticancer medication on a basis no less favorable than that required by the policy or contact for intravenously administered or injected anticancer medications; prohibiting an insurer from increasing a copayment, deductible, or coinsurance amount for intravenously administered or injected anticancer medications covered under a policy or contract; providing that an insurer is not prohibited from requiring prior authorization or imposing other appropriate utilization controls in approving coverage for any cancer chemotherapy treatment, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2012
Last Action: 3/9/2012 Senate - Died in Banking and Insurance
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Banking and Insurance (BI)
  2. Health Regulation (HR)
  3. Budget (BC)



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
11/28/2011 Senate • Filed
1/10/2012 Senate • Referred to Banking and Insurance; Health Regulation; Budget -SJ 87
• Introduced -SJ 87
3/9/2012 Senate • Died in Banking and Insurance