Federal agencies can no longer enforce a critical provision in the Affordable Care Act that requires insurance plans to fully pay for preventive services that receive an “A” or “B” grade from the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force—including many new and updated recommendations on screening for cancer and other diseases.
Cancer Control Emphasis Shift to Prevention Projected For Y 1978; Advisors Seek More
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