WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Assembly approves amended version of chemo bill
MADISON - The state Assembly has also approved an amended chemo bill that requires health insurance companies cover expensive chemo pills for cancer patients, just as they do for traditional chemotherapy treatments.
This version of the bill, which caps co-payments at 100 dollars per month, was passed by a vote of 75-18. The bill needs concurrence in the Senate before Governor Walker can sign it into law. The Senate will meet on April 1st for its last day of session.