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CHAPTER 66--S.F.No. 1705

An act

relating to insurance; requiring coverage for colorectal screening tests;

amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 62A.30, subdivision 2.

BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MINNESOTA:

Section 1.

Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 62A.30, subdivision 2, is amended to read:

Subd. 2.

Required coverage.

Every policy, plan, certificate, or contract referred to in subdivision 1 that provides coverage to a Minnesota resident must provide coverage for routine screening procedures for cancer, including mammograms, surveillance tests for ovarian cancer for women who are at risk for ovarian cancer as defined in subdivision 3, and pap smears, and colorectal screening tests for men and women, when ordered or provided by a physician in accordance with the standard practice of medicine.

Sec. 2.

EFFECTIVE DATE.

Section 1 is effective the day following final enactment.

Presented to the governor May 11, 2007

Signed by the governor May 14, 2007, 4:53 p.m.