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58-18B-58 Health benefit plans to provide coverage for prostate cancer screening.
     58-18B-58.   Health benefit plans to provide coverage for prostate cancer screening. Every health benefit plan of a small employer carrier that covers a male and that is delivered, issued for delivery, or renewed in this state shall provide the following coverage for diagnostic screening for prostate cancer:
             (1)      An annual medically recognized diagnostic examination, including a digital rectal examination and a prostate-specific antigen test, as follows:
             (a)      For asymptomatic men aged fifty and over; and
             (b)      For men aged forty-five and over at high risk for prostate cancer; and
             (2)      For males of any age who have a prior history of prostate cancer, medically indicated diagnostic testing at intervals recommended by a physician, including the digital rectal examination, prostate-specific antigen test, and bone scan.

Source: SL 2001, ch 277, § 3.


Chapter 58-18B

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