Legislature(2009 - 2010)

2009-03-13 Senate Journal

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2009-03-13                     Senate Journal                      Page 0518
SB 10                                                                                                                         
The Labor and Commerce Committee considered SENATE BILL NO.                                                                     
10 "An Act requiring health care insurers to provide insurance                                                                  
coverage for medical care received by a patient during certain                                                                  
approved clinical trials designed to test and improve prevention,                                                               
diagnosis, treatment, or palliation of cancer; directing the Department                                                         
of Health and Social Services to provide Medicaid services to persons                                                           
who participate in those clinical trials; relating to experimental                                                              
procedures under a state plan offered by the Comprehensive Health                                                               
Insurance Association; and providing for an effective date" and                                                                 
recommended the adoption of the Health and Social Services                                                                      
Committee Substitute offered on page 326. Signing do pass: Senator                                                              
Paskvan, Chair; Senators Meyer, Thomas, Bunde, Davis.                                                                           
The following previously published fiscal information applies:                                                                  
 Fiscal Note No. 1, zero, Department of Health and Social Services                                                              
      Fiscal Note No. 2, zero, Department of Commerce,                                                                          
               Community and Economic Development                                                                               
The bill was referred to the Finance Committee.