Senate working to prevent unexpected colonoscopy bills: 3 key notes

A group of senators are trying to ensure senior citizens aren't victim to unexpected bills after colonoscopies.

Here's what you should know.

1. Sen. Susan Collins, R-Maine, introduced the Removing Barriers to Colorectal Cancer Screening Act protecting seniors from incurring out-of-pocket costs whether or not providers remove polyps or tissue.

2. Sen. Collins said, "By removing the financial barriers to colonoscopies, we can prevent more cases of colorectal cancer, improve health and save lives."

3. The bill is co-sponsored by Sens. Sherrod Brown, D-Ohio, Roger Wicker, R-Miss., and Ben Cardin, D-Md.

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