Health Insurers Must Cover Polyp Removal for Preventative Colonoscopies

Tuesday, March 5, 2013

Preventing Colorectal Cancer (PCC) applauds the U.S. Departments of Labor, Health and Human Services (HHS), and the Treasury (the Departments) for determining that polyp removal should be a covered procedure in a provision of the Patient rotection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) that requires coverage of preventive care, including screening colonoscopies, by insured and self-funded health benefit plans with no out-of-pocket cost to patients.

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