A Closer Look at State Density Inform Bills

U.S. State Legislation

Most state legislative sessions kicked off in January; as previously reported West Virginia has already introduced a density inform bill which includes ultrasound coverage.  Many other states have introduced insurance legislation (or had an active bill held over from last session) for either 3D coverage, ultrasound/MRI coverage sans cost sharing and/or for diagnostic imaging.  Please note, bill language is not final language. A bill is often amended as it moves through the legislative process and therefore may not reflect final language ultimately signed into law.

The active breast imaging insurance bills are: