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§ 3091.3. Manufacturers' rights--Insurance coverage--Liability of patients' heirs

Oklahoma Statutes AnnotatedTitle 63. Public Health and Safety

Oklahoma Statutes Annotated
Title 63. Public Health and Safety (Refs & Annos)
Chapter 59B. Right to Try Act
63 Okl.St.Ann. § 3091.3
§ 3091.3. Manufacturers' rights--Insurance coverage--Liability of patients' heirs
A. A manufacturer of an investigational drug, biological product or device may make available the manufacturer's investigational drug, biological product or device to eligible patients pursuant to the Right to Try Act. An investigational drug, biological product or device may be made available through a pharmacy. This act does not require that a manufacturer make available an investigational drug, biological product or device to an eligible patient.
B. A manufacturer may:
1. Provide an investigational drug, biological product or device to an eligible patient without receiving compensation; or
2. Require an eligible patient to pay the costs of, or the costs associated with, the manufacture of the investigational drug, biological product or device.
C. A health insurance carrier may, but is not required to, provide coverage for the cost of an investigational drug, biological product or device.
D. An insurer may deny coverage to an eligible patient from the time the eligible patient begins use of the investigational drug, biological product or device through a period not to exceed six (6) months from the time the investigational drug, biological product or device is no longer used by the eligible patient; provided, that coverage may not be denied for a preexisting condition and for coverage for benefits which commenced prior to the time the eligible patient begins use of such drug, biological product or device.
E. If a patient dies while being treated by an investigational drug, biological product or device, the patient's heirs are not liable for any outstanding debt related to the treatment or lack of insurance due to the treatment.

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Laws 2015, c. 112, § 3, eff. Nov. 1, 2015.
63 Okl. St. Ann. § 3091.3, OK ST T. 63 § 3091.3
Current with legislation of the Second Regular Session of the 59th Legislature (2024). Some sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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