Texas to require coverage of certain CT, ultrasound scans

08/17/2009 | AuntMinnie.com (free registration)

Starting Sept. 1, the government of Texas will implement a law requiring health insurers to cover the cost of carotid ultrasound and CT coronary artery calcium scans for the screening of atherosclerosis. The Texas Heart Attack Prevention Bill also will provide coverage for diabetic patients and those who are at risk for coronary artery disease.

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