What is provided for Breast Cancer under ACA

Under the new healthcare law, women who are 40 and older are entitled to coverage for mammograms. Those who have a family history of breast cancer or ovarian cancer can also receive free counseling and testing for mutations in the BRCA1 and BRCA2 genes. Women with mutations are 5X more likely to develop breast cancer — a fact highlighted by actress Angelina Jolie’s double mastectomy earlier this year. From the Black Women’s Health Imperitive http://www.blackwomenshealth.org


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