2011 South Dakota Code
Title 58 INSURANCE
Chapter 18. Group And Blanket Health Insurance Policies
§58-18-85 Policies to provide coverage for prostate cancer screening.
58-18-85. Policies to provide coverage for prostate cancer screening. Every group health insurance policy that covers a male and that is delivered, issued for delivery, or renewed in this state, except for policies that provide coverage for specified disease or other limited benefit coverage, shall provide the following coverage for diagnostic screening for prostate cancer:
(1) An annual medically recognized diagnostic examination, including a digital rectal examination and a prostate-specific antigen test, as follows:
(a) For asymptomatic men aged fifty and over; and
(b) For men aged forty-five and over at high risk for prostate cancer; and
(2) For males of any age who have a prior history of prostate cancer, medically indicated diagnostic testing at intervals recommended by a physician, including the digital rectal examination, prostate-specific antigen test, and bone scan.
Source: SL 2001, ch 277, § 2.
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