Summary of the Introduced Bill

HB 1838 -- Health Insurance Coverage for Cervical Cancer

Sponsor:  Low (39)

Beginning January 1, 2009, this bill requires all health carriers
and health benefit plans, excluding supplemental insurance
policies, to include coverage for the cost of periodic human
papillomavirus (HPV) screenings for cervical cancer.  The
screening will be subject to the same deductibles or co-payments
as other similar health care services.

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94th General Assembly, 2nd Regular Session
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