Oral chemotherapy drugs; Joint Commission on Health Care to study access thereto. (HJ566)

Introduced By

Del. Chris Peace (R-Mechanicsville)

Progress

Introduced
Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law

Description

Study; Joint Commission on Health Care to study access to oral chemotherapy drugs; report.  Directs the Joint Commission on Health Care to study access to oral chemotherapy drugs. In conducting its study, the Joint Commission on Health Care shall (i) identify barriers to access to oral chemotherapy drugs, (ii) determine the impact of lack of access to oral chemotherapy drugs on citizens of the Commonwealth, (iii) identify and evaluate options for improving access to oral chemotherapy drugs for citizens of the Commonwealth, including but not limited to the potential benefits of oral/intravenous/injectable chemotherapy drug parity legislation, and (iv) develop recommendations for improving access to oral chemotherapy drugs in the Commonwealth. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Failed

History

DateAction
01/06/2011Committee
01/06/2011Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/12/11 11100556D
01/06/2011Referred to Committee on Rules
01/18/2011Assigned Rules sub: #3 Studies
01/27/2011Subcommittee recommends laying on the table
02/08/2011Left in Rules