Bill Would Require Insurance Coverage for Ovarian Cancer Screening



Assembly Bill 5560, introduced on June 5, 2023 to the New Jersey General Assembly and referred to the Assembly Health Committee, would require hospital, medical, and health service corporations, commercial individual, small employer, and larger group insurers, health maintenance organizations, and the State Health Benefits Program to provide coverage for medically necessary expenses incurred in screening for ovarian cancer for symptomatic women or women at risk of ovarian cancer, which includes, but is not limited to, an annual pelvic examination, an ultrasound, and blood testing for cancer markers.

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John D. Fanburg, Chair | 973.403.3140 |
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