Family, officials celebrate passage of ‘Shannon’s Law’

Dozens gathered in Lindenhurst Wednesday to celebrate the passage of “Shannon’s Law” – a positive step toward women's health care protections.

News 12 Staff

Aug 7, 2019, 6:37 PM

Updated 1,756 days ago

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Dozens gathered in Lindenhurst Wednesday to celebrate the passage of “Shannon’s Law” – a positive step toward women's health care protections.
The legislation requires large group insurance companies to cover medically necessary mammograms for women ages 35 to 39.
The law is named for Shannon Saturno, of Babylon, who was diagnosed with breast cancer at 28 years old and passed away at 32.
Shannon’s Law was signed by Gov. Andrew Cuomo last week.
 


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