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Subchapter 011 : ORALLY ADMINISTERED ANTICANCER MEDICATION(Cite as: 8 V.S.A. § 4100h)
§ 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.)