58-18B-58. Health benefit plans to provide coverage for prostate cancer screening. Every health benefit plan of a small employer carrier that covers a male and that is delivered, issued for delivery, or renewed in this state 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, § 3.