MCOs get help explaining clinical trials

May 1, 2002

Washington, D.C. - A new booklet published by the American Associationof Health Plans (AAHP) offers advice to patients considering participationin a medical study. The publication describes clinical trial operationsand policies and what information an individual should have to make an informeddecision. It also explains what treatments and services may or may not becovered by a health plan or insurer and how to find out.