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Breast Density Notification Required

Concerning the requirement to include notification to a patient regarding the patient's breast tissue classification with the required mammography report.
2017 Regular Session
Health Care & Health Insurance
Bill Summary

The bill requires that each mammography report provided to a patient include information that identifies the patient's breast tissue classification based on the breast imaging reporting and data system established by the American college of radiology. If the health care facility that performed the mammography determines that a patient has dense breast tissue, the facility is required to notify the patient of the determination using specific language.

(Note: This summary applies to this bill as introduced.)


Became Law


Bill Text

  • All Versions (7 )
    Date Bill Type Documents
    04/06/2017 Signed Act PDF
    03/31/2017 Final Act PDF
    03/27/2017 Rerevised PDF
    03/24/2017 Revised PDF
    02/28/2017 Reengrossed PDF
    02/27/2017 Engrossed PDF
    01/31/2017 Introduced PDF

The effective date for bills enacted without a safety clause is August 7, 2024, if the General Assembly adjourns sine die on May 8, 2024, unless otherwise specified. Details