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HB20-1103

Colorectal Cancer Screening Coverage

Concerning health insurance coverage for colorectal cancer screening.
Session:
2020 Regular Session
Subject:
Insurance
Bill Summary

Current law requires health insurance carriers (carriers) to provide preventive health insurance coverage for colorectal cancer screenings in accordance with U.S. preventive services task force guidelines. The bill requires carriers to instead provide coverage for colorectal cancer screenings in accordance with American Cancer Society guidelines. The coverage must include coverage for a colonoscopy or other medical test or procedure for colorectal cancer screening and a follow-up colonoscopy, if necessary, and coverage for high-risk individuals.
(Note: This summary applies to this bill as introduced.)

Status

Introduced
Under Consideration

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Sponsors

Sponsor Type Legislators
Prime Sponsor

Rep. J. Buckner, Rep. P. Will
Sen. R. Fields, Sen. K. Priola

Sponsor

Rep. C. Larson

Co-sponsor

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