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New Policy Requires PA Insurers to Cover 3D Mammograms at No Extra Cost to Patients

October 13, 2015 3:33 PM | Thomas Chang (Administrator)
Pennsylvania insurers are now required to cover all screening mammograms, including 3D, at no out-of-pocket cost to consumers, according to a new policy announced by Gov. Wolf on Oct. 5. "The Pennsylvania Radiological Society Breast Imaging Committee supports Gov. Wolf's and the Insurance Commissioner's efforts to reduce barriers to patient use of 3D mammography," said Marcela Böhm-Vélez, MD, FACR, chairperson of the Committee. "It is hoped that reimbursement will align with the costs of providing this important service."

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Pennsylvania insurers are now required to cover all screening mammograms, including 3D, at no out-of-pocket cost to consumers, according to a new policy announced by Gov. Wolf on Oct. 5.

“The Pennsylvania Radiological Society Breast Imaging Committee supports Gov. Wolf's and the Insurance Commissioner's efforts to reduce barriers to patient use of 3D mammography,” said Marcela Böhm-Vélez, MD, FACR, chairperson of the Committee. “It is hoped that reimbursement will align with the costs of providing this important service.”

- See more at: http://www.pamedsoc.org/MainMenuCategories/Laws-Politics/News-from-Harrisburg/3D-mammogram-coverage.html#sthash.dwdFe0UX.dpuf
Pennsylvania insurers are now required to cover all screening mammograms, including 3D, at no out-of-pocket cost to consumers, according to a new policy announced by Gov. Wolf on Oct. - See more at: http://www.pamedsoc.org/MainMenuCategories/Laws-Politics/News-from-Harrisburg/3D-mammogram-coverage.html#sthash.dwdFe0UX.dpuf

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- See more at: http://www.pamedsoc.org/MainMenuCategories/Laws-Politics/News-from-Harrisburg/3D-mammogram-coverage.html#sthash.dwdFe0UX.dpuf

Pennsylvania insurers are now required to cover all screening mammograms, including 3D, at no out-of-pocket cost to consumers, according to a new policy announced by Gov. Wolf on Oct. 5.

“The Pennsylvania Radiological Society Breast Imaging Committee supports Gov. Wolf's and the Insurance Commissioner's efforts to reduce barriers to patient use of 3D mammography,” said Marcela Böhm-Vélez, MD, FACR, chairperson of the Committee. “It is hoped that reimbursement will align with the costs of providing this important service.”

- See more at: http://www.pamedsoc.org/MainMenuCategories/Laws-Politics/News-from-Harrisburg/3D-mammogram-coverage.html#sthash.dwdFe0UX.dpuf
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