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62A.30 Coverage for diagnostic procedures for cancer.

Subdivision 1. Scope of coverage. This section applies to all policies of accident and health insurance, health maintenance contracts regulated under chapter 62D, health benefit certificates offered through a fraternal benefit society regulated under chapter 64B, and subscriber contracts offered by nonprofit health service plan corporations regulated under chapter 62C, but does not apply to policies designed primarily to provide coverage payable on a per diem, fixed indemnity or nonexpense incurred basis, or policies that provide only accident coverage.

Subd. 2. Required coverage. Every policy, plan, certificate, or contract referred to in subdivision 1 issued or renewed after August 1, 1988, that provides coverage to a Minnesota resident must provide coverage for routine screening procedures for cancer, including mammograms and pap smears, when ordered or provided by a physician in accordance with the standard practice of medicine.

HIST: 1988 c 441 s 2; 1988 c 642 s 5; 1992 c 564 art 1 s 32,54; 1994 c 465 art 3 s 11

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