TITLE 27
Insurance

CHAPTER 27-19
Nonprofit Hospital Service Corporations

SECTION 27-19-20


§ 27-19-20 Mammograms and pap smears – Coverage mandated.

(a) Subscribers to any nonprofit hospital service plan shall be afforded coverage under the plan for mammograms and pap smears, in accordance with guidelines established by the American Cancer Society.

(b) Notwithstanding the provisions of this chapter, subscribers to any nonprofit hospital service plan shall be afforded coverage for two (2) screening mammograms per year when recommended by a physician for women who have been treated for breast cancer within the last five (5) years or who are at high risk of developing breast cancer due to genetic predisposition (BRCA gene mutation or multiple first degree relatives) or high risk lesion on prior biopsy (lobular carcinoma in situ) or atypical ductal hyperplasia.

History of Section.
(P.L. 1988, ch. 532, § 1; P.L. 2005, ch. 405, § 2.)