Chapter 111 of the General Laws, as appearing in the 2016 Official Edition, is hereby amended by adding the following section:-
Section 225. (a) Every health insurance plan shall provide coverage to any person seeking coverage for the cost of any cancer screening or evaluation as recommended by the American Cancer Society upon the referral of such person’s primary care physician or treating physician. Such screenings shall be deemed to be medically necessary for the purposes of coverage by any insurance plan, including but not limited to any such insured under chapter 32A, 175, 176A, 176B or 176G or any other general or special law.
(b) Cancer screening services performed under this section shall not be subject to any co-payment, deductible, coinsurance or other cost-sharing requirement.
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