2013 New Jersey Revised Statutes
Title 26 - HEALTH AND VITAL STATISTICS
Section 26:2J-4.13 - HMO certificate of authority, prostate cancer testing
26:2J-4.13. HMO certificate of authority, prostate cancer testing
5. A certificate of authority to establish and operate a health maintenance organization in this State shall not be issued or continued by the Commissioner of Health on or after the effective date of this act unless the health maintenance organization provides health care services to any enrollee which include an annual medically recognized diagnostic examination including, but not limited to, a digital rectal examination and a prostate-specific antigen test for men age 50 and over who are asymptomatic and for men age 40 and over with a family history of prostate cancer or other prostate cancer risk factors.
The health care services shall be provided to the same extent as for any other medical condition under the contract.
The provisions of this section shall apply to all contracts for health care services by health maintenance organizations under which the right to change the schedule of charges for enrollee coverage is reserved.
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