For purposes of this section, "screening mammogram" means a radiologic procedure
that is provided to an asymptomatic woman for the purpose of early detection of breast
cancer and that consists of 2 radiographic views per breast. A screening mammogram also includes an additional radiologic procedure recommended
by a provider when the results of an initial radiologic procedure are not definitive.
2007, c. 153, §1 (AMD);
2007, c. 153, §5 (AFF)
All individual insurance policies that cover radiologic procedures, except those
designed to cover only specific diseases, accidental injury or dental procedures,
must provide coverage for screening mammograms performed by providers that meet the
standards established by the Department of Health and Human Services rules relating
to radiation protection. The policies must reimburse for screening mammograms performed
at least once a year for women 40 years of age and over.
1997, c. 408, §8 (AFF);
1997, c. 408, §3 (RPR);
2003, c. 689, Pt. B, §6 (REV)
This section applies to all policies, contracts and certificates that cover radiologic
procedures, except those policies that cover only dental procedures, accidental injury
or specific diseases, executed, delivered, issued for delivery, continued or renewed
in this State on or after March 1, 1991. For purposes of this section, all policies
and contracts are deemed to be renewed no later than the next yearly anniversary of
the policy or contract date.
1991, c. 156, §1 (AMD)
Each insurer that issues policies subject to this section shall report to the superintendent
its experience for each calendar year beginning with 1991 not later than April 30th
of the following calendar year. The report must include the information required
and be presented in the form prescribed by the superintendent. The report must include
the amount of claims paid in this State for services required by this section. The
superintendent shall compile this data in an annual report and submit the report to
the joint standing committee of the Legislature having jurisdiction over banking and
1991, c. 701, §6 (AMD)
1989, c. 875, §I3 (NEW).
1991, c. 156, §1 (AMD).
1991, c. 701, §6 (AMD).
1997, c. 408, §3 (AMD).
1997, c. 408, §8 (AFF).
2003, c. 689, §B6 (REV).
2007, c. 153, §1 (AMD).
2007, c. 153, §5 (AFF).
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