Senate Bill 102

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Last Action recommitted to Appropriations & Revenue (S)
Title AN ACT relating to health care services provided in clinical trials for the treatment of cancer.
Bill Documents Bill
Bill Request Number 1401
Sponsor K. Stein
Summary of Original Version Create a new section of Subtitle 17A of KRS Chapter 304 to prohibit a health benefit plan from excluding coverage for routine patient healthcare costs that are incurred in the course of a cancer clinical trial if the health benefit plan would provide coverage for the routine patient healthcare cost had it not been incurred in a cancer clinical trial; provide that nothing in this section requires a policy to offer, nor prohibits a policy from offering, cancer clinical trial services by a participating provider; provide that nothing in this section requires services that are performed in a cancer clinical trial by a non-participating provider of a policy to be reimbursed at the same rate as those performed by a participating provider of the policy.
Index Headings of Original Version Diseases - Cancer clinical trials for treatment of, health plan
Drugs and Medicines - Cancer clinical trials for treatment of, health plan
Health and Medical Services - Cancer clinical trials for treatment of, health plan
Insurance, Health - Cancer clinical trials for treatment of, health plan
Proposed Amendments Senate Committee Amendment 1

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02/09/09
  • introduced in Senate
02/11/09
  • to Banking & Insurance (S)
03/03/09
  • reported favorably, 1st reading, to Consent Calendar with committee amendment (1)
03/04/09
  • 2nd reading, to Rules
03/05/09
  • recommitted to Appropriations & Revenue (S)

Proposed Amendments

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Amendment Senate Committee Amendment 1
Sponsor G. Neal
Summary Amend the exclusion from routine patient healthcare costs to include any treatment outside the usual and customary standard type and frequency of any diagnostic modality and delete any care required to administer or support the service item or investigational drug that is the subject of the clinical trial.
Index Headings Diseases - Cancer clinical trials for treatment of, health plan
Drugs and Medicines - Cancer clinical trials for treatment of, health plan
Health and Medical Services - Cancer clinical trials for treatment of, health plan
Insurance, Health - Cancer clinical trials for treatment of, health plan

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