Reform Providing Preventive Services to California Seniors
More than 1.4 million Medicare beneficiaries in California have received at least one of the no-cost preventive services made available under the federal health reform law, according to data from federal health officials. Nationwide, more than 17 million seniors have received at least one no-cost preventive service since Jan. 1. Such services include bone mass measurements, diabetes screenings, flu shots, mammograms and prostate cancer tests.
- "More Than 1.4M California Seniors Use Medicare Preventive Services" (Robertson, Sacramento Business Journal, 8/8).