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Study of proposed mandated health insurance for mammography screening

Hawaii. Legislature. Office of the Legislative Auditor.

Study of proposed mandated health insurance for mammography screening

a report to the governor and the Legislature of the state of Hawaii

by Hawaii. Legislature. Office of the Legislative Auditor.

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Published by The Auditor in Honolulu, Hawaii .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Hawaii.
    • Subjects:
    • Insurance, Health -- Hawaii,
    • Breast -- Radiography

    • Edition Notes

      Statementsubmitted by Legislative Auditor of the state of Hawaii.
      SeriesReport / Legislative Auditor of the state of Hawaii ;, no. 90-3, Report (Hawaii. Legislature. Office of the Legislative Auditor) ;, no. 90-3.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsMLCM 92/12180 (R)
      The Physical Object
      Paginationvi, 43 p. :
      Number of Pages43
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1988960M
      LC Control Number90621528
      OCLC/WorldCa21275002

      Vision screening is done annually for all grades K 4. Hearing Screening Hearing screening is done in grades K, 1,2,3,7, 11 and all other children who are newly enrolled in the district or who have a history of a hearing concern. 5. Growth Screening Growth screening is the height, weight and BMI percentile which is done for all grades K 6.   A new report questioning the value of routine mammograms has generated an unusual amount of almost angry criticism from experts who say it will confuse women without adding any value to .

        Screening Mammography Changes for Women 50–74 and ≥ The mean number of screening mammograms per month performed in the health system from through   Giving Information on the Risks and Limitations of Mammography Screening (GIRLS) (GIRLS) The safety and scientific validity of this study is the responsibility of the study sponsor and investigators. Listing a study does not mean it has been evaluated by the U.S. Federal Government.

      In , a national rural health insurance provider, the National Rural Electric Cooperative Association (NRECA), eliminated out-of-pocket costs for screening mammography. Methods: This study. Proponents of mandated benefits argue they offer critically needed consumer protections. Interestingly, laws that mandate benefits often exclude entire classes of insurance from the coverage mandate. As an example, consider the way the state of Texas deals with mammography. The Texas Insurance Code, Art. (H) states.


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Study of proposed mandated health insurance for mammography screening by Hawaii. Legislature. Office of the Legislative Auditor. Download PDF EPUB FB2

Health Insurance Mandates, Mammography, and Breast Cancer Diagnoses Marianne P. Bitler and Christopher S. Carpenter* ABSTRACT We examine the effects of state health insurance mandates requiring coverage of screening mammograms.

We find robust evidence that mammography mandates significantly increased mammography screenings by percent. by requiring screening mammography coverage for women younger than 40 years; • Background information on breast cancer incidence and mortality rates; and • An analysis of the evidence on medical effectiveness and the cost, utilization, and public health impacts associated with a screening mammography benefit provided to women youngerFile Size: KB.

To determine whether health insurance expansions via a Medicare buy-in might plausibly increase mammography screening rates among women aged 50–Two waves of the Health and Retirement Study (HRS) (, ).A longitudinal study with most explanatory Cited by: 7.

NBER Working Paper No. Issued in JanuaryRevised in December NBER Program(s):Health Care, Health Economics. We examine the effects of state health insurance mandates requiring coverage of screening mammograms.

We find robust evidence that mammography mandates significantly increased mammography screenings by percent. This report documents a study conducted by the Special Advisory Commission on Mandated Health Insurance Benefits to assess the social and financial impact and the medical efficacy of Senate Bill ( Session) regarding a proposed mandated coverage for mammograms.

Respectfully submitted, (fQ~~ ClarenceA. Holland Chairman SpecialAdvisory. Health Insurance Mandates, Mammography, and Breast Cancer Diagnoses p. 2 provides researchers a unique opportunity to understand whether mandating insurance coverage and, in some cases, prohibiting cost-sharing for relatively low-cost preventive health services can increase screening utilization and affect breast cancer diagnoses.

In this study of women between the ages of 65 and 69 years who were enrolled in Medicare managed-care plans, enrollees were less likely to undergo screening mammography if their health plan charged Cited by: Insurance Mandates and Mammography p. 2 mandated by state insurance laws. Such mandates require private insurers to cover (or, in a few cases offer) mammography benefits in the plans they sell.

Firms which purchase insurance are directly affected by these mandates; self-insured firms are not required to. Numerous patient, physician and health insurance characteristics have been shown to facilitate or impede timely screening mammography.(21, 22, 40–47) In both cohorts we examined, the strongest predictors of a recent mammogram were factors related to interaction with the health care system, specifically having a regular source of care and Cited by: Mammography and Breast Cancer Screening.

NYS Legislation expanded the existing health insurance benefit for screening mammography by adding diagnostic imaging for the detection of breast cancer and eliminating cost share on current covered services. The legislation is gender neutral; therefore it covers men as well as Size: KB.

The Avalere analysis is based on an update to breast cancer screening recommendations proposed by the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force, a group of. The Lancet Screening mammography and public health policy: the need for perspective C.J. Wright FRCS Prof * a * Correspondence to: Dr C J Wright, Vancouver Hospital and Health Sciences Centre, West 12th Avenue, Vancouver, BC, V5Z 1M9, Canada C.B.

Mueller FRCSC Prof b a Department of Health Care and Epidemiology, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada b Department of Cited by:   Although the ACA mandated insurance coverage for USPSTF-recommended preventive services, it went further for mammography screening.

Instead of relying on the most recent USPSTF guidelines, Congress amended the ACA to require the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) to use its guidelines, which recommended screening every 1 to 2 Cited by: 8.

The decision to start mammography before age 50 should be based on a woman's risk for breast cancer and personal preferences about the benefits and harms. The USPSTF recommends mammography every two years for women ages 50 to Current evidence is not sufficient to assess the effectiveness of screening mammography in women ages 75 and over.

Breast cancer screening is the medical screening of asymptomatic, apparently healthy women for breast cancer in an attempt to achieve an earlier diagnosis. The assumption is that early detection will improve outcomes. A number of screening tests have been employed, including clinical and self breast exams, mammography, genetic screening, ultrasound, and magnetic resonance imaging.

Mammography use Percent of women aged 40 and over who had a mammogram within the past 2 years: % () Source: Health, United States,table 33 pdf icon [PDF – MB]. And the screening had harms: One in five cancers found with mammography and treated was not a threat to the woman’s health and did not need.

When analysed in terms of population benefit, the randomised controlled prospective trials showed that the numbers of women screened to achieve one less death per year ranged ffom (Health Insurance Plan of New York), to (Malmo), to infinity (Canadian National Breast Screening Study).

Disparities in Screening Mammography Services by Race/Ethnicity and Health Insurance Garth H. Rauscher, Ph.D.,1 Kristi L. Allgood, M.P.H.,2 Steve Whitman, Ph.D.,2 and Emily Conant, M.D.3 Abstract Background: Black and Hispanic women are diagnosed at a.

Knox EG. Evaluation of a proposed breast cancer screening regimen. Br Med J ; Eddy DM. Screening for breast cancer. Ann Intern Med ; Eddy DM, Hasselblad V, McGivney W, Hendee W. The value of mammography screening in women under age 50 years. JAMA ; Scitovsky AA, McCall N.

Economic impact of breast. Abstract OBJECTIVES: To study the impact of eliminating cost sharing for screening mammography on mammography rates in a large Medicare Advantage (MA) health plan which in eliminated cost sharing in anticipation of the Affordable Care Act mandate.

STUDY SETTING: Large MA health maintenance organization offering individual-subscriber MA insurance and employer-supplemented.To reduce financial barriers to receiving recommended preventive care, the Affordable Care Act (ACA) eliminated patient cost sharing for many preventive services. This provision, rolled out between September and Januaryapplies to all private insurance plans and exempts ‘grandfathered plans’.

In this study, LDI Senior Fellow Shivan Mehta and colleagues investigated.Background On January 1,the Medicare program began offering reimbursement for screening mammography every two years. This study examined the use of Cited by: