NY A03932 | 2017-2018 | General Assembly

Status

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 12-0)
Status: Introduced on January 30 2017 - 25% progression
Action: 2018-01-03 - referred to health
Pending: Assembly Health Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [HTML]

Summary

Establishes the Right to Try Act; allows patients with terminal illnesses who meet certain requirements including having informed consent to request to use investigational drugs, biological products or devices; establishes that manufacturers are not obligated to provide such drugs or products; establishes that insurance companies are not required to provide coverage; restricts certain causes of action arising from experimental treatment.

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Title

Establishes the Right to Try Act; allows patients with terminal illnesses who meet certain requirements including having informed consent to request to use investigational drugs, biological products or devices; establishes that manufacturers are not obligated to provide such drugs or products; establishes that insurance companies are not required to provide coverage; restricts certain causes of action arising from experimental treatment.

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History

DateChamberAction
2018-01-03Assemblyreferred to health
2017-01-30Assemblyreferred to health

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