House Bill 253
152nd General Assembly (Present)
If original bill has not been considered in committee, the substitute takes place of original bill. If original bill has been considered in committee, the substitute will be assigned to committee for consideration.
AN ACT TO AMEND TITLES 16, 18, 29, AND 31 OF THE DELAWARE CODE RELATING TO MAMMOGRAMS.
This Act requires health insurance companies, including State employee/retiree health plans and Medicaid, to cover annual mammograms for the purpose of early detection for a woman 40 years of age or older, with or without referral from the woman’s health care provider. It also prohibits mammography facilities from requiring that women, 40 years of age or older, provide the facility with the name of a healthcare provider in order to receive an annual screening mammogram.
Takes effect upon being signed into law