Ensure Compliance With VT's Zero Cost Mammography Law
Did you pay for your last mammogram?
Under Vermont law (VT Act 25, 2013), screening mammograms should result in ZERO out-of-pocket costs. If you are a Vermont woman insured under a Vermont health plan, preventative screening mammograms should be covered 100%, including call-back mammograms
If you are a Vermont physican ordering mammograms:
VT Act 25 mandates scrrening mammograpy, including call-back mammograms, be provided with $0 patient cost-sharing
If you are a Vermont coder preparing billing for mammograms:
Check with the insurer and your compliance department to ensure Vermont women are not being billed for a diagnostic charge when it should be preventative.