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Connecticut State Statute:
opens new window Connecticut CGA 38a §503 et seq.
Health Insurance Coverage The statute provides coverage of specified services for women who meet the age requirements set forth in the statute. If a woman is believed to be at increased risk for breast cancer due to 1) family history or prior personal history of breast cancer or 2) positive genetic testing or other indications as determined by a woman's physician advanced practice registered nurse, individual and group health insurers must provide a mammogram, which may be provided by breast tomosynthesis at the option of the woman covered under the policy, and comprehensive ultrasound screening of an entire breast or breasts. Ultrasound screening is provided only if a mammogram demonstrates heterogeneous or dense breast tissue based on the Breast Imaging Reporting and Data System established by the American College of Radiology.

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