SB17-142

SB17-142 - Breast Density Notification Required

Passed/Signed into Law
Concerning the requirement to include notification to a patient regarding the patient's breast tissue classification with the required mammography report.

The bill requires that each mammography report provided to a patient include information that identifies the patient's breast tissue classification based on the breast imaging reporting and data system established by the American college of radiology. If the health care facility that performed the mammography determines that a patient has dense breast tissue, the facility is required to notify the patient of the determination using specific language.

(Note: This summary applies to this bill as introduced.)

 

Latest update: April 6, 2017
04/06/2017 - Governor Signed
04/03/2017 - Sent to the Governor
03/31/2017 - Signed by the Speaker of the House
03/31/2017 - Signed by the President of the Senate
03/27/2017 - House Third Reading Passed - No Amendments
03/24/2017 - House Second Reading Passed - No Amendments
03/21/2017 - House Committee on Public Health Care & Human Services Refer Unamended to House Committee of the Whole
03/02/2017 - Introduced In House - Assigned to Public Health Care & Human Services
02/28/2017 - Senate Third Reading Passed - No Amendments
02/27/2017 - Senate Second Reading Passed - No Amendments
02/22/2017 - Senate Second Reading Laid Over to 02/27/2017 - No Amendments
02/16/2017 - Senate Committee on Health & Human Services Refer Unamended to Senate Committee of the Whole
01/31/2017 - Introduced In Senate - Assigned to Health & Human Services