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BILL AS INTRODUCED 2007-2008

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S.340

Introduced by   Senator Campbell of Windsor District

Referred to Committee on

Date:

Subject:  Health; health insurance; medical screening; breast cancer

Statement of purpose:  This bill proposes to require insurers to cover the full cost of a mammogram, less a co-payment.

AN ACT RELATING TO MAMMOGRAPHY PATIENT COST CONTAINMENT

It is hereby enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Vermont:

Sec. 1.  8 V.S.A. § 4100a is amended to read:

(a)  Insurers shall provide coverage for screening by low-dose mammography for the presence of occult breast cancer, as provided by this subchapter.  Benefits provided shall be at least as favorable as coverage for other radiological examinations and subject to the same dollar limits, deductibles, and coinsurance factors within the provisions of the policy cover the full cost of the mammography service, subject to the same co-payment as applicable to care or services provided by a primary care physician under the insured’s policy, not to exceed $25.00.



Published by:

The Vermont General Assembly
115 State Street
Montpelier, Vermont


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