View Amendment Current Amendment: 1 to Bill 3775

The Committee on Medical, Military, Public and Municipal Affairs proposes the following Amendment No. to H. 3775 (COUNCIL\PH\3775C001.JN.PH22):

Reference is to the bill as introduced.

Amend the bill, as and if amended, SECTION 1, by striking Section 38-71-144(B) and inserting:

/ (B)No health benefit plan issued, delivered, or renewed in this State that, as a provision of hospital, medical, or surgical services, directly or indirectly covers the treatment of stage four advanced, metastatic cancer may limit or exclude coverage for diagnostic imaging services for the diagnosis and treatment of the patient's stage four advanced, metastatic cancer if the National Comprehensive Cancer Network Clinical Practice Guidelines in Oncology provide a consensus that the diagnostic imaging service in question is appropriate and is supported by peer-reviewed literature."