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Federal judge strikes major, national blow to cancer screening coverages

April 5, 2023

Via: JD Supra

A federal judge for the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas vacated nationally the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act’s (ACA’s) preventive service insurance mandate for services recommended by the U.S Preventive Services Task Force. Section 2713 of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act has mandated that group health plans and health insurers cover a long list of preventive health services like cancer screenings, immunizations, and contraceptives without out-of-pocket, co-insurance and deductible costs to patients.

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