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SECTION 4406-F
Maternal depression screenings
Public Health (PBH) CHAPTER 45, ARTICLE 44
§ 4406-f. Maternal depression screenings. To the extent a plan
provides coverage for maternal depression screening, no health
maintenance organization subject to this article shall by contract,
written policy or procedure limit a patient enrollee's direct access to
screening and referral for maternal depression, as defined in
subdivision one of section twenty-five hundred-k of this chapter, from a
provider of obstetrical, gynecologic, or pediatric services of her
choice; provided that the patient enrollee's access to such services,
coverage and choice of provider is otherwise subject to the terms and
conditions of the plan under which the patient enrollee is covered.