HB 1273 Chemotherapy; requirements for orally administered cancer drugs.
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Summary as passed: (all summaries)

Health insurance; parity of coverage for oral chemotherapy medications. Provides that each health insurer, health care subscription plan, and health maintenance organization whose policies, contracts, or plans include coverage for intravenously administered, injected, and orally administered anticancer drugs shall provide that the criteria for establishing cost sharing applicable to orally administered cancer chemotherapy drugs and cancer chemotherapy drugs that are administered intravenously or by injection shall be consistently applied within the same plan. This requirement will apply to the state employees' health insurance plan and to the local choice health program. This bill is identical to SB 450.

Full text:
01/20/12  House: Presented and ordered printed 12104507D  pdf | impact statement
01/31/12  House: Committee substitute printed 12104867D-H1  pdf
02/10/12  House: Committee substitute printed 12105362D-H2  pdf
02/13/12  House: Floor substitute printed 12105415D-H3 (Peace)  pdf
02/27/12  Senate: Committee substitute printed 12105589D-S1  pdf | impact statement
03/09/12  House: Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1273ER)  pdf | impact statement
04/05/12  Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0634)  pdf

Status:
01/20/12  House: Presented and ordered printed 12104507D
01/20/12  House: Referred to Committee on Commerce and Labor
01/24/12  House: Referred from Commerce and Labor by voice vote
01/24/12  House: Referred to Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions
01/31/12  House: Reported from Health, Welfare and Institutions with substitute (20-Y 1-N)
01/31/12  House: Committee substitute printed 12104867D-H1
01/31/12  House: Referred to Committee on Appropriations
01/31/12  House: Assigned App. sub: Compensation and Retirement
02/09/12  House: Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment(s) (7-Y 0-N)
02/10/12  House: Reported from Appropriations with substitute (21-Y 0-N)
02/10/12  House: Committee substitute printed 12105362D-H2
02/12/12  House: Read first time
02/13/12  House: Read second time
02/13/12  House: Health, Welfare and Institutions Committee substitute rejected 12104867D-H1
02/13/12  House: Appropriations Committee substitute rejected 12105362D-H2
02/13/12  House: Floor substitute printed 12105415D-H3 (Peace)
02/13/12  House: Substitute by Delegate Peace agreed to 12105415D-H3
02/13/12  House: Engrossed by House - floor substitute HB1273H3
02/14/12  House: Read third time and passed House (100-Y 0-N)
02/14/12  House: VOTE: PASSAGE (100-Y 0-N)
02/15/12  Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed
02/15/12  Senate: Referred to Committee on Commerce and Labor
02/27/12  Senate: Reported from Commerce and Labor with substitute (15-Y 1-N)
02/27/12  Senate: Committee substitute printed 12105589D-S1
02/27/12  Senate: Rereferred to Finance
02/29/12  Senate: Reported from Finance (14-Y 0-N)
03/01/12  Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N)
03/02/12  Senate: Read third time
03/02/12  Senate: Reading of substitute waived
03/02/12  Senate: Committee substitute agreed to 12105589D-S1
03/02/12  Senate: Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute HB1273S1
03/02/12  Senate: Passed Senate with substitute (38-Y 1-N)
03/05/12  House: Placed on Calendar
03/06/12  House: Senate substitute agreed to by House 12105589D-S1 (99-Y 0-N)
03/06/12  House: VOTE: ADOPTION (99-Y 0-N)
03/09/12  House: Enrolled
03/09/12  House: Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1273ER)
03/09/12  House: Signed by Speaker
03/10/12  Senate: Signed by President
04/05/12  Governor: Approved by Governor-Chapter 634 (effective 7/1/12)
04/05/12  Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0634)