State Clinical Trials Law
24-A M.R.S. § 4310
Who must cover the costs? All private insurers, both individual and group policies, contracted for in the state
What must be covered? Routine patient costs furnished in connection with the clinical trial
Requirements for Coverage: For an enrollee to qualify for coverage for participation in a clinical trial, the person: (1) must have a life-threatening illness for which no standard treatment is effective, (2) must be eligible to participate pursuant to the protocol, (3) has meaningful potential to sustain significant clinical benefit, and (4) has obtained approval to participate from his/her referring physician based on the aforementioned criteria.
Qualifying Trials: The trial must be approved and funded by either: (1) NIH, (2) NIH cooperative group or center, or (3) U.S. D.H.H.S
(Current as of 8/2022)