TITLE 27
Insurance

CHAPTER 27-20
Nonprofit Medical Service Corporations

SECTION 27-20-17


§ 27-20-17 Mammograms and pap smears – Coverage mandated.

(a) Subscribers to any nonprofit medical 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 medical service plan shall be afforded coverage for two (2) paid 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, § 2; P.L. 2005, ch. 405, § 3.)