Congress does not often know best when it comes to medical matters. But those who know best are allowing â€œdrive-throughâ€ mastectomies to continue. Rep. Jerry Moran, R-Hays, is among lawmakers who have a problem with that. Heâ€™s a co-sponsor of the Breast Cancer Patient Protection Act, and he joined â€œDesperate Housewivesâ€ star Marcia Cross last week in promoting the bill on Capitol Hill. The bill, championed by the Lifetime network and more than 20 million viewers who signed an online petition, would allow women the choice to stay in a hospital for at least 48 hours after their mastectomies. â€œThe difficulty of the situation should not be made worse by the uncertainties of insurance coverage,â€ Moran said in a statement.
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