SB0061 (CH0677)

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2017 Regular Session



Health Insurance - Coverage for Digital Tomosynthesis

Sponsored by:

Senator Mathias


Approved by the Governor - Chapter 677

Synopsis:Establishing that a specified coverage requirement that applies to specified insurers, nonprofit health service plans, and health maintenance organizations includes coverage for digital tomosynthesis, a radiologic breast cancer screening procedure, under specified circumstances; prohibiting a copayment or coinsurance requirement that is greater than for other breast cancer screenings; applying the Act to all policies, contracts, and health benefit plans issued, delivered, or renewed in the State on or after January 1, 2018; etc.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note
All Sponsors:Senators Mathias, Astle, Benson, Feldman, Hershey, Jennings, Klausmeier, Middleton, Reilly, and Rosapepe
Additional Facts:Bill is an Emergency Bill
Cross-filed with: HB0675
Introduced in a prior session as: SB0648 Session: 2016 Regular Session
Bill File Type: Pre-Filed
Effective Date(s): Upon Enactment
Finance  View Committee HearingHealth and Government Operations  View Committee Hearing
Broad Subject(s):Insurance - Health
Narrow Subject(s):Diseases -see also- AIDS; Rabies
Emergency Bills
Health -see also- Mental and Behavioral Health
Health Insurance -see also- HMOS; Managed Care Organizations
Health Maintenance Organizations -see also- Manage Care Orgs
Health Planning and Cost Review
Nonprofit Organizations
Statutes:Article - Insurance

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November 28, 2017 1:08 P.M.