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South Carolina 2012 State Bills:
opens new window South Carolina 2012 SB 1266
Health Insurance Coverage Existing law requires individual and group health insurers to cover mammograms. This bill requires that Coverage for mammograms required in subsection (A)(1) must include benefits for comprehensive ultrasound screening of an entire breast or breasts if a mammogram demonstrates heterogeneous or dense breast tissue based on: (a) the Breast Imaging Reporting and Data System established by the American College of Radiology; or (b) if a woman is believed to be at increased risk for breast cancer due to family history or prior personal history of breast cancer, positive genetic testing or other indications as determined by a woman's physician or advanced practice registered nurse. Measure failed.

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