Senators Protect Mammograms, Screening Tests for Women

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From the AP: Senators Barbara Mikulski (left) and Olympia Snowe sponsored an amendment that "would allow the Health and Human Services secretary to require insurers to cover preventive health screenings free of charge." It passed. [AP]

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AndPreciousLittleofThat
AndPreciousLittleofThat

Great news! But how about we stick it to them where it really hurts?

We need to tack on a rider defunding hair plugs and Viagra, which (as my wife points out with righteous fury) are currently both covered by most major insurers and can be paid for using flexible spending money.

Not currently covered by flexible spending: tampons.