§33-25-8g. Third-party reimbursement for kidney disease screening.
(a) Notwithstanding any provision of any policy, provision,
contract, plan or agreement applicable to this article,
reimbursement or indemnification for annual kidney disease
screening and laboratory testing as recommended by the National
Kidney Foundation may not be denied for any person when
reimbursement or indemnity for laboratory or X-ray services are
covered under the policy and are performed for kidney disease
screening or diagnostic purposes at the direction of a person
licensed to practice medicine and surgery by the board of medicine.
The tests are as follows: Any combination of blood pressure
testing, urine albumin or urine protein testing and serum
(b) The same deductibles, coinsurance, network restrictions
and other limitations for covered services found in the policy,
provision, contract, plan or agreement of the covered person may
apply to kidney disease screening and laboratory testing.