A new law quietly went to effect last month that requires health insurers to cover the cost of routine prostate cancer screening. The new law places prostate-specific antigen screenings on the same level as mammograms. The intent is to encourage more men to take the test, which helps determine prostate cancer risk. New York is the only state in the country to pass this law.
“As far as physician practices go, we were in the lead,” said Deepak A. Kapoor, MD. Read Dr. Kapoor’s interview by clicking this link.