Senators Kim Ward, Devlin Robinson and Tracy Pennycuick will soon introduce legislation eliminating out-of-pocket costs for genetic testing and counseling as well as breast MRI and ultrasound for individuals at high-risk for breast cancer. When this new combined bill passes, women will have access to early detection and life-saving information about their health. Ask YOUR state senator to co-sponsor this critical legislation!opens in a new window Read more
It's LAW! Governor Signs PBCC's Breast Cancer Research Legislation
Our breast cancer research legislation, Senate Bill 445, now Act 23 of 2021, passed unanimously in PA legislature and signed by Governor Tom Wolf! Senate Bill 445, introduced by Sen. Bob Mensch, allows Pennsylvanians to donate $5 to breast cancer research when renewing their driver’s license or vehicle registration online. Thank you lawmakers and thank YOU advocates for your calls, emails and visits. You made a difference!opens in a new window Learn more
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PBCC Legislation Requires Coverage for MRI, Ultrasound for High-Risk Women
The PA Senate and PA House unanimously passed Senate Bill 595, which requires insurers to cover additional screenings like MRI or ultrasound for women with very dense breasts and women at an increased risk for breast cancer. Governor Wolf signed SB 595, now Act 52, into law in July. Thank YOU all for taking action on this important legislation!opens in a new window Read the press release