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The recent court decision in Braidwood Mgmt., Inc. v. Becerra, upended the certainty employers and health plan participants were accustomed to regarding which items and services fall under the Affordable Care Act (ACA) preventive services mandate and who pays for them.

A federal judge in Texas struck down a key provision that insurers and employers cover free preventive screenings for cancer, heart disease, HIV and other diseases. The decision threatens access to over 100 million Americans who use these services, which include mammograms and STD testing.


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