HB 579

  • Virginia House Bill
  • 2020 Regular Session
  • Introduced in House Jan 06, 2020
  • House
  • Senate
  • Governor

Health insurance; coverage for mammograms.


Health insurance; coverage for mammograms.Requires health insurers, on and after January 1, 2021, to providecoverage for low-dose screening mammograms at rates that are more frequent than is currently required if the covered individual hasa family history of breast cancer. If the individual has a familyhistory of breast cancer, the bill requires coverage for annual mammogramsfrom age 30 through 49 and biannual mammograms starting at age 50.However, the age at which such coverage of annual mammograms startsshall be younger than 30 if the covered individual's mother was diagnosedwith breast cancer at an age earlier than 40, in which event coveragestarts during the year that the individual attains an age that is10 years younger than the age of the individual's mother at thetime of her diagnosis.

Bill Sponsors (9)



Jan 21, 2020


Continued to 2021 in Labor and Commerce

Jan 16, 2020


Subcommittee recommends continuing to 2021


Impact statement from SCC (HB579)

Jan 14, 2020


Assigned L & C sub: Subcommittee #2

Jan 06, 2020


Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/20 20102080D


Referred to Committee on Labor and Commerce

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