ACS CAN advocates for policies that improve the Medicare program for individuals with cancer (including those who may be newly diagnosed, in active treatment and cancer survivors) as well as improving access to preventive services for individuals.

Medicare Resources:

On Monday, April 29th, ACS CAN submitted comments in response to CMS' Medicare Prescription Payment Plan model notices. 


This ACS CAN chartbook provides cancer-specific data related to Medicare, including basic information about the program, a discussion of its components, characteristics of enrollees, coverage of services – specifically those related to prevention and screening – program expenditures and enrollees

ACS CAN is making cancer a top priority for public officials and candidates at the federal, state, and local levels.

The American Cancer Society (ACS) and the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) along with partners appreciate the opportunity to comment on the Patient Navigation provisions of CY2024 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule.

As Congress debated the Inflation Reduction Act (IRA) we strongly advocated for both an annual cap on total Part D out-of-pocket costs and a mechanism that would allow an enrollee the option to pay the required cost-sharing in capped monthly installments.