58-18B-58 Health benefit plans to provide coverage for prostate cancer screening.
Health benefit plans to provide coverage for prostate cancer screening.
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
An annual medically recognized diagnostic examination, including a digital rectal
examination and a prostate-specific antigen test, as follows:
For asymptomatic men aged fifty and over; and
For men aged forty-five and over at high risk for prostate cancer; and
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.
SL 2001, ch 277, § 3.