Increased Access to Medicaid Press Releases

30 de Abril de 2024

Mississippi Lawmakers Stand in the Way of Protecting Patients

The following is a statement from the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN), the American Heart Association, the American Lung Association and the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society® (LLS) in reaction to the Mississippi conference report released late Monday night that creates barriers through work requirements for people who need health insurance.

20 de Marzo de 2024

Cancer Advocates Celebrate Anniversary of the Affordable Care Act

As one of the leading patient advocacy groups that advocated for the passage of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) is celebrating the impact of the historic law ahead of its 14th anniversary on Saturday. ACS CAN is marking the milestone by urging Congress, state lawmakers and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit to protect and strengthen the critical patient protections of the ACA.

14 de Marzo de 2024

HB 1339 Not a Solution for Georgia’s Healthcare Coverage Gap

The Georgia Senate passed H.B. 1339 today, which in part forms a health care coverage commission. The American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) urges Georgia lawmakers to recognize the study commission as an insufficient solution for the health care coverage gap that currently puts more than 400,000 Georgians at risk.