HR 1784

112th CONGRESS
1st Session

H. R. 1784

To amend the Public Health Service Act and Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 to require that group and individual health insurance coverage and group health plans provide coverage for annual screening mammography for women 40 years of age or older and for such screening and annual magnetic resonance imaging for women at high risk for breast cancer if the coverage or plans include coverage for diagnostic mammography for women 40 years of age or older.

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

May 5, 2011

Mr. NADLER introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, and in addition to the Committee on Education and the Workforce, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned


A BILL

To amend the Public Health Service Act and Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 to require that group and individual health insurance coverage and group health plans provide coverage for annual screening mammography for women 40 years of age or older and for such screening and annual magnetic resonance imaging for women at high risk for breast cancer if the coverage or plans include coverage for diagnostic mammography for women 40 years of age or older.

SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE; FINDINGS.

SEC. 2. COVERAGE OF ANNUAL SCREENING MAMMOGRAPHY UNDER GROUP HEALTH PLANS.

`SEC. 2729. STANDARDS RELATING TO BENEFITS FOR SCREENING MAMMOGRAPHY AND MAGNETIC RESONANCE IMAGING.

`SEC. 716. STANDARDS RELATING TO BENEFITS FOR SCREENING MAMMOGRAPHY AND MAGNETIC RESONANCE IMAGING.

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