Oregon Statutes - Chapter 743A - Health Insurance: Required Reimbursements - Section 743A.068 - Orally administered anticancer medication.

(1) A health benefit plan that provides coverage for cancer chemotherapy treatment must provide coverage for a prescribed, orally administered anticancer medication used to kill or slow the growth of cancerous cells on a basis no less favorable than intravenously administered or injected cancer medications that are covered as medical benefits.

(2) As used in this section, “health benefit plan” has the meaning given that term in ORS 743.730.

(3) The provisions of ORS 743A.001 do not apply to this section. [2007 c.566 §2]

Note: Section 8, chapter 566, Oregon Laws 2007, provides:

Sec. 8. Section 2 of this 2007 Act [743A.068] applies to health benefit plan policies issued or renewed on or after the effective date of this 2007 Act [January 1, 2008]. [2007 c.566 §8]

Note: 743A.068 was added to and made a part of the Insurance Code by legislative action but was not added to ORS chapter 743A or any series therein. See Preface to Oregon Revised Statutes for further explanation.

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