Monday July 20, 2020
Missouri Insurance Law
Signed on July 13th and effective 8/28/2020 but subject to individual policy applicability dates, the new law Includes coverage for:
- A mammogram every year for any woman deemed by a treating physician to have an above-average risk for breast cancer in accordance with the American College of Radiology guidelines for breast cancer screening;
- Any additional or supplemental imaging, such as breast magnetic resonance imaging or ultrasound, deemed medically necessary by a treating physician for proper breast cancer screening or evaluation in accordance with applicable American College of Radiology guidelines; and
- Ultrasound or magnetic resonance imaging services, if determined by a treating physician to be medically necessary for the screening or evaluation of breast cancer for any woman deemed by the treating physician to have an above-average risk for breast cancer in accordance with American College of Radiology guidelines for breast cancer screening.
Copays/deductible/co-insurance may apply. For more detailed information about this or any state inform/insurance law, click HERE.
DB-I Medical Advisory Board News
We extend our congratulations to Dr. DaCarla Albright, now the Associate Dean for Student Affairs and Wellness at University of Pennsylvania, Perelman School of Medicine. And, kudos to Dr. Jiyon Lee who has just been named a Fellow of the Society of Breast Imaging!