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Colo. lawmakers look to ensure womens' right to breast cancer s...

There are 3 comments on the Fox 31 KDVR story from Apr 13, 2010, titled Colo. lawmakers look to ensure womens' right to breast cancer s.... In it, Fox 31 KDVR reports that:

Colorado women will soon be able to count on their health insurance covering annual mammogram screenings starting at age 40, after the Senate's initial passage of a bill that will be heading next to Gov.

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Denver, CO

#1 Apr 13, 2010
Women were being told to just go away and die on this one. It is sad that legislation was necessary to hold health care insurers accountable for this.
Angel Wings

Tulsa, OK

#2 Apr 14, 2010
It's a good thing in theory but the Insurance company will raise their premium rates across the board for everyone. They will make it up one way or another. We shall see if goverment intervention was such a good thing or not?
Austin

Englewood, CO

#3 Apr 14, 2010
This is not about telling women to "just go away and die". This is about making everyone - including men - pay for a test that women should be paying for on their own. Just because a test may help some women catch the cancer before it's too late doesn't mean that these should be included under mandated coverage.

I resent the use of the phrase "womens' right to breast cancer screening". This is NOT a "right". This is a mandated handout from everyone's pocket to pay for some people's precieved "need". You want a mammogram? Great. Pay for it yourself.

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