Insurance Coverage: Ohio
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: Senate Bill 186
Effective: October 4, 2008
What clinical trials are covered?
Trials with therapeutic intent for patients with cancer that are approved by one of the following:
Who is required to pay?
All health benefit plans, including public employee benefit plans.
Other key provisions:
Health insurers may exclude coverage for
State employees enrolled in the Ohio Med Plan continue to be covered (as they have been since 1999) for participation in National Cancer Institute-sponsored phase II and III cancer treatment clinical trials, provided that trial participation is preauthorized.