Journal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved volume 20, issue 2A, P24-39 2009 DOI: 10.1353/hpu.0.0156 View full text
Claudia R. Baquet, Shiraz I. Mishra, Armin D. Weinberg

Abstract: Objectives-This report describes state policy and legislation related to clinical trials participation and Maryland's model to enhance clinical trial availability and participation. Methods-Descriptive review of state policy and legislation related to coverage for clinical trials costs based on data from the National Cancer Institute (NCI) State Cancer Legislative Database, the American Cancer Society, and NCI; additionally, discussion of Maryland's comprehensive multilevel clinical trial model comprising poli…

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