Senate Votes to Safeguard Coverage for Mammograms

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Senate debate on healthcare reform turned to mammograms today, with just 61 votes — one more than required — for guaranteeing coverage. The issue arose after heated controversy over an advisory panel’s recommendation that mammograms are not routinely needed for women in their 40’s. Jeffrey Young covers healthcare for The Hill.

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