Tex. Ins. Code Section 1357.054
Coverage Required


A health benefit plan that provides coverage for the treatment of breast cancer must provide to each enrollee coverage for inpatient care for a minimum of:


48 hours following a mastectomy; and


24 hours following a lymph node dissection for the treatment of breast cancer.


A health benefit plan is not required to provide the minimum hours of coverage of inpatient care required under Subsection (a) if the enrollee and the enrollee’s attending physician determine that a shorter period of inpatient care is appropriate.
Added by Acts 2003, 78th Leg., ch. 1274, Sec. 3, eff. April 1, 2005.

Source: Section 1357.054 — Coverage Required, https://statutes.­capitol.­texas.­gov/Docs/IN/htm/IN.­1357.­htm#1357.­054 (accessed Dec. 2, 2023).

Dec. 2, 2023

§ 1357.054’s source at texas​.gov