Insurance Coverage: Vermont
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.
Legislation: House Bill 6
Effective: February 24, 2005 (extends and modifies legislation in effect since March 2002)
What clinical trials are covered?
Approved cancer clinical trials conducted under the auspices of the following cancer care providers:
If no suitable trial is available at the above locations, the law covers approved cancer clinical trials being administered by a hospital and its affiliated, qualified cancer care providers in or outside the state of Vermont.
Who is required to pay?
All health insurance policies and health benefit plans issued by a health insurer (including a managed care organization) in Vermont and the Vermont Medicaid program.
Other key provisions: