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Senate Committee Votes to Eliminate Costs for Genetic Testing and Breast Cancer Screenings
Chairman John DiSanto (R-15) convened the Senate Banking and Insurance Committee for its first voting meeting of the 2023-24 legislative session today to unanimously approve Senate Bill 8, which eliminates all out-of-pocket costs for genetic testing of hereditary cancer syndromes and supplemental breast screenings for women with a high lifetime-risk of developing breast cancer. [Read More]
Senate Committee Votes to Remove Out-of-Pocket Costs for Life-Saving Genetic Testing and Breast Cancer Screenings
Today Chairman John DiSanto (R-Dauphin) convened a meeting of the Senate Banking and Insurance Committee to consider three bills, two of which would remove out-of-pocket costs associated with genetic testing for hereditary breast and ovarian cancer syndrome as well as supplemental breast screenings for women with a high lifetime risk of breast cancer. [Read More]
DiSanto: Senate Committee Preserves CHIP Family Choice
Today the Senate Banking and Insurance Committee unanimously approved three bills which included approval of telehealth for outpatient psychiatric clinics, financial solvency regulation for insurance companies, and preserving options for CHIP families. [Read More]
DiSanto Committee Votes to Urge Congress to Block Biden Plan to Access Private Bank Information
HARRISBURG— The state Senate Banking and Insurance Committee, chaired by Sen. John DiSanto (Dauphin/Perry), voted today to urge Congress to oppose a plan by the Biden Administration to gain access to the bank account information of citizens. “This was a reckless idea from the beginning, and the Biden administration’s excuse that they wanted to look […] [Read More]
DiSanto’s Banking & Insurance Committee Approves Bills to Assure Patient Access to Medical Care
As Chairman of the Senate Banking & Insurance Committee, Senator John DiSanto (Dauphin/Perry) held a voting meeting to approve bills to assure patient access to medical services and prescription drugs, authorize telemedicine services, ensure annuity recommendations are in the consumer’s best interest, and modernize the insurance agent licensing process. [Read More]
The Banking and Insurance Committee has jurisdiction over the Pennsylvania Department of Banking and Securities and the Insurance Department.
The committee is responsible for reviewing and considering legislation ensuring financial institutions and insurers are compliant with fiscally sound practices, as well as promoting fair and healthy market competition that best serves Pennsylvania consumers and businesses.
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