Ohio Physicians Push for Insurance Coverage of Colon Cancer Screenings

Mar 10, 2010

Ohio physicians are calling on state legislators to pass a new law that would require health insurance policies to cover the cost of colon cancer screenings.

They say a mandate would save lives and money, but the proposal they back is nowhere close to passing - yet. Critics say government should stay out of this issue and let insurers and market forces determine what medical procedures are covered. Statehouse correspondent Bill Cohen files this report: