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Arkansas State Statute:
opens new window Arkansas: Ark. Code §23-79-140
Health Insurance Coverage Accident and health insurance companies, hospital service corporations, health maintenance organizations, or other accident and health insurance providers must offer coverage, as an essential health benefit, for mammogram screening, mammography and breast ultrasound for the diagnosis of breast disease. Coverage is required upon the recommendation of a physician without regard to age when a woman has (1) a prior history of breast cancer, (2) her mother or sister has a history of breast cancer, (3) positive genetic testing, or (4) other risk factors.

Last Reviewed: May 25, 2018