Nevada Public Officers and Employees

Sec. § 287.0274
Coverage for prostate cancer screening required to be provided by local governmental agency which provides health insurance through plan of self-insurance that provides coverage for prostate cancer screening.


1.

The governing body of any county, school district, municipal corporation, political subdivision, public corporation or other local governmental agency of the State of Nevada which provides health insurance through a plan of self-insurance that provides coverage for the treatment of prostate cancer shall provide coverage for prostate cancer screening in accordance with:

(a)

The guidelines concerning prostate cancer screening which are published by the American Cancer Society; or

(b)

Other guidelines or reports concerning prostate cancer screening which are published by nationally recognized professional organizations and which include current or prevailing supporting scientific data.

2.

A plan of self-insurance that provides coverage for the treatment of prostate cancer must not require an insured to obtain prior authorization for any service provided pursuant to subsection 1.

3.

A plan of self-insurance that provides coverage for the treatment of prostate cancer which is offered, delivered, issued for delivery or renewed on or after July 1, 2007, has the legal effect of including the coverage required by subsection 1, and any provision of the plan or the renewal which is in conflict with subsection 1 is void.
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Feb. 5, 2021