Connecticut Oncology Association

Legislative Updates

(Cancer Related Bills from 2011-2012 Connecticut Legislative Session)

These are examples from the PA site - need to update for CT

House Bills

HB 508 By DeLuca. An Act providing for insurance coverage for patient costs associated with cancer clinical trials. [Referred to Insurance, 02/04/11]
HB 623

By Burns. Amends the Insurance Company Law providing for oncology benefit design. [Referred to Insurance, 2/14/11]

HB 635 By Curry. An Act providing a standard of care for the treatment of persons with bleeding disorders; and imposing a civil penalty. [Referred to Insurance, 02/14/11]
HB 744

By Johnson. Act directing the Legislative Budget & Finance Committee to study the accessibility and effectiveness of sickle cell disease services funded by the Department of Health and the need for additional sickle cell services for afflicted people in Pennsylvania. [Referred to Human Services, 2/17/11]

HB 1527  By Metcalfe. Amends The Insurance Company Law providing for retroactive denial of reimbursement of payments to health care providers by insurers. [Referred to Insurance, 5/11/11]
HB 1528  By Taylor. Amends The Insurance Company Law providing for certain prescription drug coverage. [Referred to Insurance, 5/11/11]

Senate Bills

SB 334 By Tomlinson. Allows breast and cervical research charitable contribution, designation by taxpayer on personal income tax return (Amends 1971 P.L. 6, No. 2.)
[Referred to Finance Committee, 1/28/11]
SB 498 By Browne. An Act amending the act of April 14, 1972 (P.L.233, No.64), known as The Controlled Substance, Drug, Device and Cosmetic Act, providing for the definitions of "clinical trial" and "pharmaceutical drug." [Referred to Public Health and Welfare, 02/16/11]


Connecticut Oncology Association (CtOA)

c/o Dawn Holcombe

33 Woodmar Circle
South Windsor, CT  06074
(860) 305-4510

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