September 27, 2016

Governor Brown signs bill expanding eligibility and coverage of breast and cervical treatment program

AB 1795 (Atkins) increased access to cancer screenings for low-income women in California. Specifically, the legislation made changes to the Every Women Counts program and the Breast and Cervical Cancer Treatment Program to expand eligibility for cancer screenings, require coverage for the entire duration of breast and cervical cancer treatment, and expand coverage for treatment of reoccurring cancers.