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The 189th General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Section 4X: Coverage for orally administered anticancer medications

Section 4X. Any individual or group health maintenance contract that provides coverage for cancer chemotherapy treatment shall provide coverage for prescribed, orally administered anticancer medications used to kill or slow the growth of cancerous cells on a basis not less favorable than intravenously administered or injected cancer medications that are covered as medical benefits. An increase in patient cost sharing for anticancer medications shall not be allowed to achieve compliance with this section.