ICYMI: April 24, 2015

Published on April 24, 2015

Updated on November 1, 2019

ICYMI: April 24, 2015

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Insurance coverage for mammograms jeopardized by new guidelines, congresswoman and breast cancer survivor says

THURSDAY, Apr 23, 2015 (The Washington Post) — Earlier this week, the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF), an independent group of doctors and health-care experts, issued draft recommendations on mammography for women at various ages. Their recommendations could lead to insurance companies dropping coverage of mammograms for women under age 50, as well as other preventive techniques that would help protect young women from getting breast cancer and help those who do have it.

This is a wrong and dangerous path to take.

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