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2021 House Bill 4354: Impose oral chemotherapy insurance mandate
Introduced by Rep. Daire Rendon (R) on February 24, 2021
To impose a new coverage mandate that would require insurance companies to include coverage for orally administered chemotherapy in all their health insurance policies that provide for cancer chemotherapy treatments, without requiring any dollar limit, deductible or co-pay for these that does not apply to other treatments.   Official Text and Analysis.
Referred to the House Insurance Committee on February 24, 2021
Referred in the House on March 18, 2021
With the recommendation that the substitute (H-1) be adopted and that the bill then pass.
To impose a new coverage mandate that would require insurance companies to include coverage for orally administered chemotherapy in all their health insurance policies that provide for cancer chemotherapy treatments, without requiring any dollar limit, deductible or co-pay for these that does not apply to other treatments. Also, to ban charging a copay of more than $150 per month on these drugs.
Received in the Senate on March 25, 2021
Referred to the Senate Health Policy and Human Services Committee on March 25, 2021

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