§ 27-18-58 Prostate and colorectal
examinations Coverage mandated.
Every individual or group hospital or medical expense insurance policy or
individual or group hospital or medical services plan contract delivered,
issued for delivery, or renewed in this state shall provide coverage for
prostate and colorectal examinations and laboratory tests for cancer for any
nonsymptomatic person covered under that policy or contract, in accordance with
the current American Cancer Society guidelines. Provided, this section does not
apply to insurance coverage providing benefits for: (1) hospital confinement
indemnity; (2) disability income; (3) accident only; (4) long-term care; (5)
Medicare supplement; (6) limited benefit health; (7) specific disease
indemnity; (8) sickness or bodily injury or death by accident or both; and (9)
other limited benefit policies.
(P.L. 2000, ch. 125, § 1; P.L. 2000, ch. 345, § 1; P.L. 2002, ch. 292, § 33.)