Insurance Coverage: Maryland
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.
Effective: July 1998
What clinical trials are covered?
Phase I, II, III, and IV cancer treatment, supportive care, early detection, and prevention trials. Phase II, III, and IV trials for other life-threatening conditions.
Trial must be conducted by an academic medical center in Maryland or approved by one of the following:
Who is required to pay?
Private insurers and other specified managed care plans.
Other key provisions: