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HB18-1148

Stage Four Advanced Metastatic Cancer Step Therapy

Concerning the prohibition against a carrier requiring step therapy for covered persons with stage four advanced metastatic cancer.
Session:
2018 Regular Session
Subject:
Health Care & Health Insurance

The bill prohibits a carrier that issues a health benefit plan that covers treatment for stage four advanced metastatic cancer from requiring a cancer patient to undergo step therapy prior to receiving a drug approved by the United States food and drug administration if use of the approved drug is consistent with best practices for treatment of the cancer.
(Note: This summary applies to this bill as introduced.)

Status

Introduced
Under Consideration

Bill Text

Sponsors

Sponsor Type Legislators
Prime Sponsor

Rep. D. Michaelson Jenet
Sen. L. Crowder

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