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Public Employees' Health Benefits; Health Benefit Plans and Contracts   

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(a) A health benefit plan or contract shall provide coverage for a vaccine for acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS) that is approved for marketing by the federal Food and Drug Administration and that is recommended by the United States Public Health Service.

(b) This section does not require a health benefit plan or contract to provide coverage for any clinical trials relating to an AIDS vaccine or for any AIDS vaccine that has been approved by the federal Food and Drug Administration in the form of an investigational new drug application.

(c) Nothing in this section is to be construed in any manner to limit or impede the board's power or responsibility to purchase the vaccine at the most cost-effective price.

(Added by Stats. 2004, Ch. 69, Sec. 22.)