2013 Regular Session
SB 420 A
Overview
At the request of:
Chief Sponsors: Senator Dingfelder , Senator Knopp , Senator Steiner Hayward , Representative Tomei , Representative Whitsett
Regular Sponsors: Senator Devlin , Senator Johnson , Senator Rosenbaum , Representative Williamson (Presession Filed)
Bill Title: Relating to women's health.
Catchline/Summary: If mammogram shows dense breast tissue, requires facility that performed mammogram to notify patient of results and possible increased risk of breast cancer and to advise patient to contact patient's health care provider regarding appropriateness of supplemental testing.
If mammogram shows dense breast tissue, requires <i>person who</i>]<b> facility that</b> performed mammogram to notify patient of results and possible increased risk of breast cancer and to advise patient to contact patient's health care provider regarding appropriateness of supplemental testing. <i>Requires health benefit plan to reimburse costs of breast ultrasound required because mammogram shows dense breast tissue.</i>] <i>Prohibits cost-sharing for mammograms and breast ultrasounds meeting specified criteria.</i>] <i>Declares emergency, effective on passage.</i>].
Fiscal Impact: Has Minimal Fiscal Impact
Revenue Impact: No Revenue Impact
Measure Analysis: Staff Measure Summary / Impact Statements
Measure History
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