§4100h. Orally administered anticancer medication; coverage required

Link to law: http://legislature.vermont.gov/statutes/section/08/107/04100h
Published: 2015

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Title

08

:
Banking and Insurance






Chapter

107

:
HEALTH INSURANCE






Subchapter

011
:
ORALLY ADMINISTERED ANTICANCER MEDICATION








[effective April 1, 2010.]

[Section 4100h effective April 1, 2010.]

§

4100h. Orally administered anticancer medication; coverage required

(a) A health

insurer that provides coverage for cancer chemotherapy treatment shall provide

coverage for prescribed, orally administered anticancer medications used to

kill or slow the growth of cancerous cells that is no less favorable on a

financial basis than intravenously administered or injected anticancer

medications covered under the insured's plan.

(b) As used in

this section, "health insurer" means any insurance company that

provides health insurance as defined in subdivision 3301(a)(2) of this title,

nonprofit hospital and medical service corporations, and health maintenance

organizations. The term does not apply to coverage for specified disease or

other limited benefit coverage. (Added 2009, No. 34, § 2, eff. October 1, 2009;

2009, No. 61, § 47, eff. April 1, 2010.)
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