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Cervical Cancer Screening Options Expand in the US: Black women in the United States are more than twice as likely to die from cervical cancer – a preventable disease – as white women. Yesterday, health insurance coverage for a comprehensive cervical cancer screening strategy was expanded. But will it help address this disparity?

The United States Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF), an independent panel of private-sector medical experts appointed by the government, plays a big role in determining what health insurance covers. Among other responsibilities, the government-funded entity makes recommendations about preventive services.

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Screening Options Expand in the US: Black women in the United States are more than twice as likely to die from – a preventable disease – as white women. Yesterday, health insurance coverage for a comprehensive cervical cancer screening strategy was expanded. But will it help address this disparity?The United States Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF), an independent panel of private-sector medical experts appointed by the government, plays a big role in determining what health insurance covers. Among other responsibilities, the government-funded entity makes recommendations about preventiv Screening Options Expand in the US: Black women in the United States are more than twice as likely to die from cervical cancer – a preventable disease – as white women. Yesterday, health insurance coverage for a comprehensive cervical cancer screening strategy was expanded. But will it help address this disparity?The United States Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF), an independent panel of private-sector medical experts appointed by the government, plays a big role in determining what health insurance covers. Among other responsibilities, the government-funded entity makes recommendations about preventive servicesgovernment-funded entity makes recommendations about preventive services c   c c c c c c c c c c c c