Legislature(2009 - 2010)

2009-04-16 Senate Journal

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2009-04-16                     Senate Journal                      Page 0993
SB 10                                                                                                                         
The Finance 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 no recommendation: Senators Hoffman, Stedman, Cochairs;                                                                 
Senators Huggins, Olson. Signing do pass: Senators Thomas, Ellis.                                                               
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 Rules Committee.