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The DC Code: § 31-2931 Coverage.

Index31 Insurance and Securities. (Refs & Annos)
a
Every individual and group health insurance policy or service, including Medicaid, shall provide coverage for colorectal cancer screening for policyholders residing in the District of Columbia.
b
The screening shall be in compliance with American Cancer Society colorectal cancer screening guidelines.
c
As American Cancer Society colorectal cancer screening guidelines are updated, every individual and group health insurance policy of service, including Medicaid, shall update their colorectal cancer screening benefits to comply with the American Cancer Society guidelines.

Historical and Statutory

Legislative History of Laws Law 14-100, the "Colorectal Cancer Screening Insurance Coverage Requirement Act of 2002", was introduced in Council and assigned Bill No. 14-131, which was referred to the Committee on Consumer and Regulatory Affairs. The Bill was adopted on first and second readings on December 4, 2001, and January 8, 2002, respectively. Signed by the Mayor on January 28, 2002, it was assigned Act No. 14-233 and transmitted to both Houses of Congress for its review. D.C. Law 14- 100 became effective on April 13, 2002. DC CODE § 31-2931 Current through December 11, 2012

Credits

(Apr. 13, 2002, D.C. Law 14-100, § 2, 49 DCR 1008.)