More Evidence on the Limited Impact of State Oral Oncology Parity Laws

Cancer. 2019 Feb 1;125(3):335-336. doi: 10.1002/cncr.31904. Epub 2018 Dec 19.


Most states have enacted legislation cancer parity laws in order to ensure that copayments are similar for cancer drugs whether the drug is administered orally or intravenously. However, the parity laws have had a limited impact, often only lower copayment for those that already had low copayments.

Publication types

  • Editorial
  • Research Support, N.I.H., Extramural
  • Comment

MeSH terms

  • Breast Neoplasms*
  • Humans
  • Insurance Coverage
  • Insurance, Health