Tex. Ins. Code Section 1357.004
Coverage Required


A health benefit plan that provides coverage for mastectomy must provide coverage for:


reconstruction of the breast on which the mastectomy has been performed;


surgery and reconstruction of the other breast to achieve a symmetrical appearance; and


prostheses and treatment of physical complications, including lymphedemas, at all stages of mastectomy.


Coverage required under this section:


shall be provided in a manner determined to be appropriate in consultation with the attending physician and the enrollee;


may be subject to annual deductibles, copayments, and coinsurance that are consistent with annual deductibles, copayments, and coinsurance required for other coverage under the health benefit plan; and


may not be subject to dollar limits other than the lifetime maximum benefits under the plan.
Added by Acts 2003, 78th Leg., ch. 1274, Sec. 3, eff. April 1, 2005.

Source: Section 1357.004 — Coverage Required, https://statutes.­capitol.­texas.­gov/Docs/IN/htm/IN.­1357.­htm#1357.­004 (accessed Jun. 5, 2024).

Jun. 5, 2024

§ 1357.004’s source at texas​.gov