Blog posts matching "Access to Health Care"

March 11, 2016

Guest Post: Addressing Health Disparities Through Patient Navigation

During a presentation to the Society and ACS CAN on the state of health and wellness in the African American community, Dr. Harold P. Freeman, former Society National Board President and founder of the Harold P. Freeman Patient Navigation Institute, shared his thoughts on reducing disparities and the role of patient navigation.

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.