Insurance Coverage: Washington, D.C.
For more information about insurance coverage of clinical trial costs, see this feature's main page: States That Require Health Plans to Cover Patient Care Costs in Clinical Trials.
Agreement: Bill 17-469 (D.C. Law 17-166) Clinical Trials Insurance Coverage Act of 2008
Effective: June 5, 2008
What clinical trials are covered?
Clinical trials undertaken for prevention, early detection, treatment, or monitoring of cancer and approved or funded in full or in part by one of the following:
Who is required to pay?
All health insurers in the District of Columbia, including managed care organizations, Medicaid, and public employee health plans.
Other key provisions:
Routine patient care costs shall not include: