Senate Passes Women’s Health Amendment Requiring Low Cost Exams

Senate Passes Women’s Health Amendment Requiring Low Cost Exams

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stethoscope.jpgThe Women’s Health Amendment was passed by the Senate on Thursday with a vote of 61-39, which will require all health care plans to cover women’s comprehensive preventative care and screenings (like gynecological exams, mammograms, STD testing and treatment) with no cost to women (or with limited co-pays).

According to the National Women’s Law Center, the most significant thing about the Women’s Health Amendment is that it could potentially save the lives of millions of low-income women who often skip basic health care exams and screenings because of added costs.

(Read more at Southern Maryland Online)

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  1. This is great news!:-) Take care, drive safe, and God bless to Geri and all the readers of GNN- I hope to post a Mental Health Minute article soon- if not in December, then in January- thanks for the great response to the articles, everyone:-)