State Clinical Trials Law
The ACA requires that most, non-grandfathered, group health plans provide coverage for the routine costs when participating in clinical trials. Some states have more consumer protections. Click here for more information about clinical trials.
IC 5-10- 8-15 (public employee plan); IC 27-8- 25-8 (private ins.) – State employee health plan, the state Medicaid program, a policy of accident and sicknessinsurance and a HMO contract must cover routine care costs associated with clinical trials. Covers Phase I,II, II or IV clinical trials that conducted to prevent, diagnose or treat cancer as approved or funded by (1) the NIH, (2) a cooperative group of research facilities that has an established peer review program that is approved by an NIH institute or Center, (3) US Food and Drug Administration, (4) US Dept of Defense, (5) US Dept of Veteran Affairs, (6) The Institutional Review Board of an institution in Indiana that has a multiple project assurance contract approved by the NIH Office for Protection from Research Risks and (7) a qualified research entity that meets the criteria for NIH Center support grant eligibility. (Current as of 7/2011)