Advocates Rally For Bill Keeping Free Breast Cancer Screening For 40+

By Amy Lotven / July 26, 2021 at 1:56 PM
Breast cancer advocates and a bipartisan group of lawmakers Friday (July 23) held a congressional briefing to rally support for bipartisan legislation that would protect annual cost-free breast cancer screenings for women aged 40 and older. The Affordable Care Act requires plans to cover all preventive screenings that have an A or B grade from the United States Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF), which for years included annual cancer screenings for women aged 40-75. In 2009, however, USPSTF updated its...

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