Proposed H.B. No. 5189
Session Year 2021


AN ACT CONCERNING REQUIRED HEALTH INSURANCE COVERAGE FOR BENEFITS RELATED TO BREAST CANCER.

To: (1) Require health insurance coverage for diagnostic mammograms, ultrasound screenings and magnetic resonance imaging of breasts and breast biopsies for both women and men; (2) reduce the minimum age at which an individual or group health insurance policy is required to provide coverage for a baseline mammogram from thirty-five to thirty years of age; and (3) require health insurance coverage for the detection and diagnosis of breast cancer in an individual who has been treated for a childhood cancer, and received radiation treatment that was directed at the individual's chest as part of the treatment for said childhood cancer, regardless of such individual's age.


Other Bills with Similar Topics

  Age 

 

  Cancer 

  Health insurance 

 

  Mammograms 

  Imaging services 

  Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI)