Chris Hansen, ACS CAN President

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Blog posts tagged "Medicaid expansion"

April 23, 2019

Medicaid Covers US

April 29, 2019

Our new educational campaign, Medicaid Covers US, aims to drive a deeper conversation about Medicaid and health care in our country.

November 21, 2017

Maine Voters Support Expanding Access to Medicaid

November 21, 2017

The Maine Legislature passed and delivered bills to expand access to health coverage via Medicaid to Governor Paul Le Page five times over the last several years, only to be thwarted by a veto with each attempt. On this past Election Day, Maine voters finally had their say on the issue and overwhelmingly cast their ballots in favor of increasing access to affordable health coverage for low-income people in their state. The final vote on Maine’s Question 2 was 59 percent for expansion, clearly indicating that residents were in support of the idea.

October 20, 2014

Critical Actions to Increase Breast Cancer Screening Rates

October 20, 2014

The Affordable Care Act ensures that most women can receive mammograms at little or no cost starting at age 40, but there are still millions of low-income, uninsured women nationwide with no access to mammograms or other lifesaving cancer screenings.

January 23, 2013

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

January 23, 2013

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.