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CS/SB 422: Cancer Treatment

GENERAL BILL by Appropriations ; Benacquisto ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Hays ; Bradley ; Simpson ; Bullard ; Soto ; Gibson ; Detert ; Ring ; Clemens ; Negron ; Evers ; Margolis ; Abruzzo ; Stargel ; Thompson ; Flores ; Sobel ; Hukill ; Altman ; Smith ; Diaz de la Portilla ; Braynon ; Garcia ; Montford ; Dean ; Gaetz ; Bean ; Brandes ; Galvano ; Gardiner ; Grimsley ; Joyner ; Latvala ; Lee ; Legg ; Richter ; Sachs ; Simmons ; Thrasher

Cancer Treatment; Requiring that an individual or group insurance policy or a health maintenance contract that provides coverage for cancer treatment medications provide coverage for orally administered cancer treatment medications on a basis no less favorable than that required by the policy or contract for intravenously administered or injected cancer treatment medications; prohibiting insurers, health maintenance organizations, and certain other entities from engaging in specified actions to avoid compliance with this act, etc.

Effective Date: Except as otherwise expressly provided in this act, this act shall take effect July 1, 2013, and applies to policies and contracts issued or renewed on or after that date
Last Action: 5/3/2013 House - Died in returning Messages, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/HB 1159 (Ch. 2013-153)
Location: In returning messages from Senate
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Health Policy (HP)
  2. Banking and Insurance (BI)
  3. Appropriations (AP)



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
1/23/2013 Senate • Filed
1/28/2013 Senate • Referred to Health Policy; Banking and Insurance; Appropriations -SJ 33
3/4/2013 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Health Policy, 03/07/13, 8:00 am, 412 Knott Building
3/5/2013 Senate • Introduced -SJ 33
3/7/2013 Senate • Favorable by Health Policy; YEAS 7 NAYS 2 -SJ 156
• Now in Banking and Insurance -SJ 156
3/11/2013 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Banking and Insurance, 03/14/13, 8:00 am, 110 Senate Office Building
3/14/2013 Senate • Favorable by Banking and Insurance; YEAS 11 NAYS 0 -SJ 208
• Now in Appropriations -SJ 208
3/18/2013 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Appropriations, 03/21/13, 2:00 pm, 412 Knott Building
3/21/2013 Senate • CS by- Appropriations; YEAS 19 NAYS 0 -SJ 241
3/22/2013 Senate • Pending reference review -under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
• Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading -SJ 241
• Placed on Special Order Calendar, 03/27/13
3/25/2013 Senate • CS by Appropriations read 1st time -SJ 246
3/27/2013 Senate • Read 2nd time -SJ 267
• Amendment(s) adopted (448130) -SJ 267
• Ordered engrossed -SJ 268
• Placed on 3rd reading
4/4/2013 Senate • Read 3rd time -SJ 308
• CS passed as amended; YEAS 40 NAYS 0 -SJ 308
4/10/2013 House • In Messages
4/29/2013 House • Referred to Calendar -HJ 971
• Placed on Special Order Calendar, 04/30/13
• Received -HJ 971
4/30/2013 House • Read 2nd time -HJ 1006
• Substituted for CS/HB 301 -HJ 1006
• Amendment(s) adopted (929271) -HJ 1007
• Placed on 3rd reading
5/1/2013 House • Read 3rd time -HJ 1038
• CS passed as amended; YEAS 114 NAYS 1 -HJ 1039
5/1/2013 Senate • In returning messages
5/2/2013 Senate • Refused to concur, requested House to recede -SJ 1005
5/2/2013 House • In returning messages
5/3/2013 House • Died in returning Messages, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/HB 1159 (Ch. 2013-153)