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Patients and Providers: Women at Risk of Losing Mammography Insurance Coverage

If Congress does not act, millions of women may lose insurance coverage for annual mammograms. Patient groups, minority health care advocates and breast cancer experts urge Congress to extend a federal mandate that effectively requires insurers to fully cover annual screening mammograms.
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