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Colonoscopy Coverage Considered

Wednesday, March 10, 2010 at 4:09 PM

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Ohio physicians are calling on state legislators to pass a new law that would require health insurance policies to cover the cost of colonoscopies and other colon cancer screenings. They say a mandate would save lives and money....but the proposal they're backing is nowhere close to passing...at least not yet. Critics say government should stay out of this issue....and let insurers and market forces determine what medical procedures are covered. Statehouse correspondent Bill Cohen files this report:

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Health, Statehouse News Bureau, Confronting Colon Cancer

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