Blog posts matching "Access to Health Care"

July 15, 2014

The Case for Increasing Access to Medicaid

A recent White House report found that millions of uninsured Americans continue to lack access to health care coverage because a number of state lawmakers and/or governors have chosen not to broaden access to Medicaid.

October 7, 2013

How the Health Care Law Benefits Breast Cancer Patients & Survivors

For the first time, breast cancer patients and their families also have the security of knowing they no longer have to worry about whether they will be able to get the care they need. Why? Because this Breast Cancer Awareness Month coincides with the opening of state health insurance marketplaces created by the health care law.

August 15, 2013

How Does Your State Measure Up on Policies to Fight Cancer?

Unfortunately, for most of you the answer to the question above is Š—“not well.Š— According to a new edition of the ACS CAN report How Do You Measure Up? released today, many state legislatures are missing opportunities to enact laws and policies that could not only generate new revenue and long-term health savings, but also save lives.

January 23, 2013

Polling Shows Strong Public Support for Accepting Federal Funds to Increase Access to Care Through Medicaid

ThatŠ—'s why ACS CAN conducted a poll in key states across the country to find out how the public feels about this issue. The results released today show that registered voters in these key states Š—– Florida, Iowa, Kentucky, Michigan, New Jersey, New Mexico and Texas Š—– want their state to accept federal funds that are available to broaden access to health coverage through Medicaid.

December 27, 2012

Looking Back on 2012

I can hardly believe 2012 is coming to an end. As the new year approaches, I always like to think back on the accomplishments and significant events of the past 12 months. To say ACS CAN was busy this year is an understatement. We had a great year, and I want to share some of our highlights with you.