LOU LEG Colorectal Cancer Screening


On May 17, LOU LEG issued bill relating to colorectal cancer screening.


  • LOU LEG passed House bill HB 361 relating to colorectal cancer screening coverage.
  • Amends LOU INS 22:1029(B) on colorectal cancer screening coverage requirements.
  • Bill Provisions
  • Amends definition of routine colorectal cancer screening to include any test, screening provided in accordance with most recent American cancer society recommendations.
  • Also includes National comprehensive cancer network recommended tests, screening.
  • Routine colorectal cancer screening does not mean services excluded from coverage because they are deemed by health coverage plan to be experimental, investigational.
  • Legislative History
  • On Feb. 29, 2024, bill introduced in House; on Apr. 15, 2024, bill passed in House.
  • On Apr. 16, 2024, bill introduced in Senate; on May 13, 2024, bill passed in Senate.
  • On May 15, 2024, bill was enrolled; on May 17, 2024, bill was sent to the governor.
  • Effectiveness
  • If enacted, LOU LEG bill HB 361 becomes effective Aug. 1, 2024.
  • May 23, 2024 LOU LEG Governor Approval
  • On May 23, 2024, LOU LEG governor approved bill HB 361 and assigned as Act 218.
  • Document dated May 23, 2024, received from LOU LEG May 30, summarized May 31.

Regulators LOU LEG
Entity Types Ins
Reference Act 218, 5/23/2024; Bill HB361, 5/17/2024; Citation: LOU INS 22:1029;
Functions Claims/Accelerated Benefits; Compliance; Financial; Legal; Operations
Countries United States of America
Category
State
Products Insurance; Insurance-Health
Regions Am
Rule Type Final
Rule Date 5/17/2024
Effective Date 8/1/2024
Rule Id 212366
Linked to N/A
Reg. Last Update 5/23/2024
Report Section US Insurance

Last substantive update on 06/01/2024