Some cancer patients are luckier than others when it comes to insurance

By , Guest Columnist Updated: February 29, 2020 4:05 AM CT | Published: February 29, 2020 4:05 AM CT
Guest Columnist

Ken Billett

A retired school teacher and former corporate benefits manager, Ken Billett is an advocate for melanoma research and skin cancer prevention. He volunteers with several national melanoma organizations. He lives in Memphis.

More than 40 states – though currently not Tennessee – have passed legislation that ensures that all cancer treatments are covered in the same way, and with the same cost-sharing requirements.


Cancer Drug Parity Act U.S. Rep. Steve Cohen U.S. Sen. Marsha Blackburn


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