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Requires certain health insurance policies to cover, at an annual physical, screenings for mental or nervous conditions. Also: expands reporting requirements for the insurance commissioner, and changes to the data that must be included in the Consumer Report Card.
Expands the definition of mammograms to now include the term breast tomosynthesis. Breast tomosynthesis is an advanced type of mammogram that is not currently a mandated health benefit. The inclusion of tomosynthesis to the current mammogram definition would make it new mandated health benefit.
Requires insurance coverage for certain prosthetic devices. Insurance coverage for a prosthetic device must be at least equivalent to the coverage Medicare provides for such devices. It also requires policies to cover repairs or replacements of prosthetic devices that the patient's health care provider determines are medically necessary.
Permits certain pregnant individuals to enroll in a health insurance policy or plan no later than 30 days after the pregnancy has been certified by a licensed health care provider.
Eliminates requirement for the state Department of Energy and Environmental Protection to adopt regulations concerning fracking wastes, thus creating a total ban on the practice, and expands the scope of the ban to include natural gas and oil wastes.