Health Maintenance Organizations
§ 27-41-30 Mammograms and pap smears
(a) Subscribers to any health maintenance organization plan shall be afforded
coverage under that 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 health maintenance organization 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
History of Section.
(P.L. 1988, ch. 532, § 3; P.L. 2005, ch. 405, § 4.)