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AACU prostate cancer screening legislation updates – including a new bill!

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The Free Coverage for Prostate Cancer Screening Amendment Act of 2023 has been processed and given a bill number.

The Free Coverage for Prostate Cancer Screening Amendment Act of 2023 was processed this week and given a bill number (DC – B 25-0229). This legislation was co-introduced by all but one councilmember who is expected to sign on soon. If you are an AACU member in the DC area and would like to advocate for this legislation, please contact Kristin Jimison

Texas – HB 118 | AACU Support Letter | Texas Fact Sheet
This bill was scheduled to be heard in the House Insurance Committee on April 4, 2023. If you are an AACU member in Texas and would like to advocate for this legislation, please contact Kristin Jimison.

California – AB632 | AACU Support Letter | California Fact Sheet
This legislation passed out of the Assembly Health Committee without opposition and moved on to the Appropriations Committee, where an earlier version of this legislation died on the Suspense File. We are waiting on a hearing date and will update members when we have the schedule. (In California, the Appropriations Committee sends any bill with an annual cost of more than $150,000 (any fund is sent to the Suspense File. These bills are then considered at one hearing after the state budget has been prepared and the committee has a better sense of available revenue. No testimony is presented – author or witness – at the Suspense File hearing.
If you are an AACU member in California and would like to advocate for this legislation, please contact Kristin Jimison.

Pennsylvania – HB 531
This bill was referred to the House Insurance Committee and we are waiting for a hearing date. This legislation is similar to the bill introduced last year. If you are an AACU member in Pennsylvania and would like to advocate for this legislation, please contact Kristin Jimison.

New Jersey – S 791 | AACU Support Letter

This bill was reported out of the Senate Commerce committee and was referred to the Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee and we are waiting for a hearing date. If you are an AACU member in New Jersey and would like to advocate for this legislation, please contact Kristin Jimison.

Follow ALL the AACU’s 2023 state legislation with our MEMBERS-ONLY State Legislative Tracker.

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