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CS/HB 301: Cancer Treatment

GENERAL BILL by Health Innovation Subcommittee ; Mayfield ; Nunez ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Adkins ; Ahern ; Albritton ; Antone ; Artiles ; Baxley ; Berman ; Beshears ; Boyd ; Brodeur ; Broxson ; Caldwell ; Campbell ; Castor Dentel ; Clarke-Reed ; Clelland ; Coley ; Combee ; Cruz ; Cummings ; Danish ; Davis ; Diaz, J. ; Dudley ; Eagle ; Edwards ; Fasano ; Fitzenhagen ; Fresen ; Fullwood ; Gaetz ; Gibbons ; Gonzalez ; Goodson ; Grant ; Hager ; Harrell ; Hood ; Hooper ; Ingram ; Jones, M. ; Jones, S. ; Kerner ; La Rosa ; Lee ; Magar ; McBurney ; McGhee ; Metz ; Moraitis ; Moskowitz ; O'Toole ; Pafford ; Passidomo ; Patronis ; Perry ; Peters ; Pigman ; Pilon ; Porter ; Powell ; Pritchett ; Raburn ; Rader ; Rangel ; Raschein ; Raulerson ; Reed ; Rehwinkel Vasilinda ; Renuart ; Richardson ; Roberson ; Rodrigues, R. ; Rogers ; Rooney ; Rouson ; Santiago ; Saunders ; Slosberg ; Smith ; Stafford ; Stark ; Steube ; Stewart ; Stone ; Taylor ; Torres ; Van Zant ; Waldman ; Watson, B. ; Watson, C. ; Williams ; Workman ; Zimmermann

Cancer Treatment; Creates "Cancer Treatment Fairness Act"; requires that individual or group insurance policy or contract or health maintenance contract that provides coverage for cancer treatment medications provide coverage for orally administered cancer treatment medications; requires that individual or group insurance policy or contract or health maintenance contract provide coverage for orally administered cancer treatment medications on basis no less favorable than that required by policy or contract for intravenously administered or injected cancer treatment medications; excludes grandfathered health plans from coverage & cost-sharing requirements; prohibits insurers, HMOs, & certain other entities from engaging in specified actions to avoid compliance with this act; provides limits on certain cost-sharing requirements.

Effective Date: 1/1/2015
Last Action: 4/30/2013 House - Laid on Table, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/HB 1159 (Ch. 2013-153) -HJ 1006
Location: Laid on Table
Bill Text: PDF



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
1/18/2013 House • Filed
1/30/2013 House • Referred to Health Innovation Subcommittee; Insurance and Banking Subcommittee; Health Care Appropriations Subcommittee; Health and Human Services Committee -HJ 43
3/5/2013 House • Introduced -HJ 43
3/11/2013 House • PCS on Committee agenda-- Health Innovation Subcommittee, 03/13/13, 9:00 am, 306 HOB
3/13/2013 House • CS by Health Innovation Subcommittee; YEAS 12 NAYS 0 -HJ 257
3/15/2013 House • Pending review of CS under Rule 7.19(c)
• Original reference(s) removed: Health Care Appropriations Subcommittee
• CS referred to Insurance and Banking Subcommittee; Appropriations Committee; Health and Human Services Committee -HJ 256
• Now in Insurance and Banking Subcommittee -HJ 256
• On Committee agenda-- Insurance and Banking Subcommittee, 03/19/13, 1:00 pm, 404 HOB
• CS by Health Innovation Subcommittee read 1st time -HJ 252
3/19/2013 House • Favorable by Insurance and Banking Subcommittee; YEAS 11 NAYS 2 -HJ 279
• Now in Appropriations Committee -HJ 279
3/26/2013 House • On Committee agenda-- Appropriations Committee, 03/28/13, 4:00 pm, Webster Hall
3/28/2013 House • Favorable by Appropriations Committee; YEAS 22 NAYS 0 -HJ 384
3/29/2013 House • Now in Health and Human Services Committee -HJ 384
4/12/2013 House • On Committee agenda-- Health and Human Services Committee, 04/16/13, 9:00 am, Morris Hall
4/16/2013 House • Favorable by- Health and Human Services Committee; YEAS 14 NAYS 1 -HJ 665
• Placed on Calendar -HJ 665
4/29/2013 House • Placed on Special Order Calendar, 04/30/13
4/30/2013 House • Substituted CS/SB 422 (Died in House returning Messages) -HJ 1006
• Laid on Table, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/HB 1159 (Ch. 2013-153) -HJ 1006