CANCER SCREENINGS COVERED AS PART OF AFFORDABLE CARE ACT:
With a few exceptions, health-care policies that took effect after September 23, 2010 will be required to cover women’s preventive health care — such as mammograms, screenings for cervical cancer, Breast Cancer Genetic Test Counseling and Chemoprevention counseling — with no co-pay. Our article provides more details about coverage and exceptions under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.
Also inside this issue:
- Ellen P. Hermanson Memorial Symposium scheduled: complete details
- Cocktail party kickoff for annual mammography van program scheduled
- News on neoadjuvant therapy options and clinical trials in breast cancer
- Meet our Susan Solomon intern, Samantha Kopf
- Community resource list