2010 Regular Session


File Code: Insurance - Health Crossfiled with: HOUSE BILL 626
Sponsored By:
Senators Pugh, Conway, Forehand, Harrington, Jacobs, Jones, Lenett, Madaleno, McFadden, Peters, and Raskin
Health Insurance - Cancer Chemotherapy - Cost Sharing Equity


Prohibiting insurers, nonprofit health service plans, and health maintenance organizations that provide coverage for cancer chemotherapy from imposing limits or cost sharing on coverage for orally administered cancer chemotherapy that are less favorable to an insured or enrollee than the limits or cost sharing on coverage for cancer chemotherapy that is administered intravenously or by injection; etc.

History by Legislative and Calendar Date

Legislative date is used to record history occurring in the Chambers otherwise Calendar date is used.
Senate Action
First Reading Finance
Hearing 2/17 at 1:00 p.m.
Unfavorable Report by Finance Withdrawn
House Action
No Action

Sponsored by:

Senator Catherine E. Pugh, District 40
Senator Joan Carter Conway, District 43
Senator Jennie M. Forehand, District 17
Senator David C. Harrington, District 47
Senator Nancy Jacobs, District 34
Senator Verna L. Jones, District 44
Senator Mike Lenett, District 19
Senator Richard S. Madaleno, Jr., District 18
Senator Nathaniel J. McFadden, District 45
Senator Douglas J. J. Peters, District 23
Senator Jamie Raskin, District 20

Bill indexed under the following Subjects:

Diseases -see also- AIDS; Rabies
Drugs -see also- Controlled Dangerous Sub; Substance Abuse
Health Insurance -see also- HMOS; Managed Care Organizations
Health Maintenance Organizations -see also- Manage Care Orgs
Prices -see also- Consumer Price Index

Bill affects the following Statutes:

Health - General
( 19-706 )
( 15-845 )


All documents except Roll Call Votes are displayed in PDF format:
Bill Text: First Reading, Third Reading, Enrolled
Fiscal and Policy Note: Available
Amendments: None offered
Committee Votes :