#LocalImpact: Oral Parity Legislation Passes in Missouri

Oral Parity Legislation Passes in Missouri

(L to R) Komen KC's Theresa Osenbaugh and Carli Good joined MO State Rep. Sheila Solon, Komen STL Executive Director Helen Chestnut and Communications/Mission Director Janet Vignen Levy duringt he press conference in Jefferson City, MO  today.

(L to R) Komen KC’s Theresa Osenbaugh and Carli Good joined MO State Rep. Sheila Solon, Komen STL Executive Director Helen Chestnut and Communications/Mission Director Janet Vignen Levy during the press conference in Jefferson City, MO.

Susan G. Komen Missouri affiliates joined forces with American Cancer Society, Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, and the Missouri Association of Osteopathic Physicians to help bring bill into law.  The Missouri House of Representatives gave overwhelming bipartisan support to legislation that would make life-saving oral chemotherapy treatments more affordable and accessible. The House approved SB 668 by a vote of 147-6 and sent it to the governor’s desk to be signed into law.

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