ATLANTA, Georgia – February 27, 2024 – The Georgia House passed H.B. 1339 today, which in part forms a health care coverage commission.
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The American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network Applauds State Lawmakers for a Vote on Legislation That Aims to Expand Health Care Coverage
Today the Mississippi House Medicaid Committee voted X-X to approve “Healthy Mississippi Works,” a bill that would close the health care coverage gap for over 200,000 Mississippians.
House & Senate Committee Hearings to Highlight Critical Need for Affordable Access to Lifesaving Medication
ANNAPOLIS, MD – February 27, 2024 – Tomorrow, the Maryland Senate Finance Committee will consider Senate Bill 595, which seeks to create more predictability for patients facing high out-of-pocket expenses for lifesaving medication. The following day, February 29, the House Health
ATLANTA, Georgia – February 26, 2024 – Today the Georgia House health committee passed H.B. 1339, a bill which forms a health care coverage commission.
WASHINGTON, D.C.—February 23, 2024—As organizations dedicated to ending cancer as we know it for everyone, the American Cancer Society and its advocacy affiliate, the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN), are deeply concerned about a recent decision by the Supreme Court
New Paper Finds Barriers to Equitable Discovery and Implementation of Pharmacogenomic Testing in Cancer Care Despite its Power to Improve Patient Outcomes
A new paper released today in the Journal of Clinical Oncology finds that while incorporating pharmacogenomic (PGx) testing into cancer care can help improve patient outcomes, barriers to PGx testing, discovery, and implementation are impacting its adoption and creating disparities that impact diverse populations.
ATLANTA, Georgia – February 20, 2024 – The Georgia legislature today filed a bill to form a comprehensive health care coverage commission, a starting point for ensuring more than 400,000 Georgians have access to comprehensive, affordable coverage.
Cancer Patients, Survivors Travel to Juneau to Urge Legislators to Push Harder Against the Tobacco Industry & Expand Telehealth Access
Cancer patients, survivors and their families and caregivers from throughout Alaska gathered Tuesday at the Capitol building to ask legislators to prioritize public health over the profit margin of the Tobacco Industry.
New Study Highlights Need for Pennsylvania Lawmakers to Prioritize Efforts to Reduce Medical Debt & Expand Access to Care
HARRISBURG, PA – February 19, 2024 – Protecting free preventive cancer screenings and reducing the burden of medical debt are among the top issues of concern for cancer patients and survivors today, according to a new survey by the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (A