Insurance Coverage: Virginia
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 1999
What clinical trials are covered?
Phase II, III, and IV cancer treatment trials, with Phase I trials covered on a case-by-case basis. Trial must be approved by one of the following:
Who is required to pay?
Private insurers, specified managed care plans, and public employee health plans.
Other key provisions: