STAND. COM. REP. NO. 1661
RE: S.B. No. 1034
Honorable Scott K. Saiki
Speaker, House of Representatives
Thirtieth State Legislature
Regular Session of 2019
State of Hawaii
Your Committee on Consumer Protection & Commerce, to which was referred S.B. No. 1034, S.D. 1, H.D. 1, entitled:
"A BILL FOR AN ACT RELATING TO INSURANCE,"
begs leave to report as follows:
The purpose of this measure is to clarify that the existing mandatory health insurance coverage for low-dose mammography includes coverage for digital mammography and breast tomosynthesis.
The Hawai‘i State Commission on the Status of Women, Hawai‘i Pacific Health, Hawaii Radiological Society, Hawaii Medical Association, Healthy Mothers Healthy Babies, Hawaii Women's Coalition, and a few individuals supported this measure. The Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs, Hawaii Employer-Union Health Benefits Trust Fund, Hawaii Medical Service Association, and Hawaii Association of Health Plans provided comments.
As affirmed by the record of votes of the members of your Committee on Consumer Protection & Commerce that is attached to this report, your Committee is in accord with the intent and purpose of S.B. No. 1034, S.D. 1, H.D. 1, and recommends that it be referred to your Committee on Finance.
Respectfully submitted on behalf of the members of the Committee on Consumer Protection & Commerce,
ROY M. TAKUMI, Chair