Lawmakers Push for Insurance Companies to Cover Heart Scans

Four lawmakers urged insurance carriers to pay for coronary calcium scans. From left: State Sen. Saud Anwar, D-South Windsor; State Sen. Stephen Harding, R-Brookfield; State Sen. Heather Somers, R-Groton; and State Sen. Jeff Gordon, R-Woodstock (CT Examiner).


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HARTFORD — A group of state lawmakers is pushing for private insurance companies to cover the costs of coronary calcium scans, a test which helps detect signs of heart disease.

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Robert Storace

Robert Storace is a veteran reporter with stints at New Britain Herald, the New Haven Register, the Connecticut Post, Hartford Business Journal and the Connecticut Law Tribune. Storace covers the State Capitol for CT Examiner. T: 203 437 5950