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How can I get mammography paid for? I am so tired of the changing rules. Is insurance behind them?

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Dr. Michael Gabor
Diagnostic Radiology
4 doctors agree

In brief: Nobody

but politicans enjoys the constantly changing rules.
Probably all insurance plans are required to cover mammography under Obamacare. If you don't have insurance, you can try calling your state health department, many if not most will have resources where you can find "free" or low cost mammography programs.

In brief: Nobody

but politicans enjoys the constantly changing rules.
Probably all insurance plans are required to cover mammography under Obamacare. If you don't have insurance, you can try calling your state health department, many if not most will have resources where you can find "free" or low cost mammography programs.
Dr. Michael Gabor
Dr. Michael Gabor
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Dr. Tina Stein
Radiology
2 doctors agree

In brief: Yes.

For most women with private insurance, the cost of screening mammograms is covered without copayments or deductibles.
Medicare pays for annual screening mammograms for medicare beneficiaries who are age 40 or older and for one baseline mammogram at 35-39. Information about free or low-cost mammography screening programs is available from nci’s cancer information service at 1–800–4–cancer.

In brief: Yes.

For most women with private insurance, the cost of screening mammograms is covered without copayments or deductibles.
Medicare pays for annual screening mammograms for medicare beneficiaries who are age 40 or older and for one baseline mammogram at 35-39. Information about free or low-cost mammography screening programs is available from nci’s cancer information service at 1–800–4–cancer.
Dr. Tina Stein
Dr. Tina Stein
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Dr. Regina Hampton
Breast Surgery
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Should be covered

Most insurance plans pay for 1 screening mammogram per year. Some are picky about the date (i.
e. It has to be exactly 365 days or more). If you have a problem or symptom, then you can get a diagnostic mammogram, which can include an ultrasound, when ordered by a physician. Your insurance provider should be able to provide you with their requirements.

In brief: Should be covered

Most insurance plans pay for 1 screening mammogram per year. Some are picky about the date (i.
e. It has to be exactly 365 days or more). If you have a problem or symptom, then you can get a diagnostic mammogram, which can include an ultrasound, when ordered by a physician. Your insurance provider should be able to provide you with their requirements.
Dr. Regina Hampton
Dr. Regina Hampton
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