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§ 15-907. Mammography screening

West's Annotated Code of MarylandInsurance

West's Annotated Code of Maryland
Insurance (Refs & Annos)
Title 15. Health Insurance
Subtitle 9. Medicare Supplement Act (Refs & Annos)
MD Code, Insurance, § 15-907
§ 15-907. Mammography screening
Low-dose mammography defined
(a) In this section, “low-dose mammography” means an x-ray examination of the breast using dedicated equipment, including an x-ray tube, filter, compression device, screens, films, and cassettes, specifically for mammography that delivers an average radiation exposure of less than one rad mid-breast with two views for each breast.
Coverage for low-dose mammography screening
(b) If the federal standard under § 1882(p) of the federal Social Security Act1 is amended to authorize the inclusion of an annual mammography screening benefit in the core group of basic benefits for Medicare supplement policies, a Medicare supplement policy shall provide for coverage for an annual screening by low-dose mammography for the presence of occult breast cancer.

Credits

Added by Acts 1997, c. 35, § 2, eff. Oct. 1, 1997.
Formerly Art. 48A, § 468C.

Footnotes

Aug. 14, 1935, ch. 531, 49 Stat. 620, codified at 42 U.S.C.A. § 301 et seq.
MD Code, Insurance, § 15-907, MD INSURANCE § 15-907
Current through legislation effective through May 9, 2024, from the 2024 Regular Session of the General Assembly. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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