Cancer Treatment Fairness Act heads to House floor

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This week, House Bill 301, the Cancer Treatment Fairness Act passed its final committee stop and is ready to be heard by the Florida House of Representatives.

The bill would require individual or group insurance policies who provide coverage for intravenous chemotherapy to also provide coverage for oral chemotherapy in the same regard.

Representative Jeanette Nuñez, presented this legislation during the 2012 session. 

“I am honored to be working with my colleagues in bringing fairness, equity, and life-saving legislation to Floridians from all walks of life who are battling this terrible disease,” stated Representative Nuñez.

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