The American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) made clear its strong objections to Tennessee’s Medicaid waiver request today in comments filed with the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Service (CMS).
More than a dozen patient advocacy organizations are commending the House Ways and Means Committee as it begins considering details of legislation to create the country’s first ever national paid family and medical leave program as part of the budget reconciliation package.
Our thoughts and well wishes are with Sen. Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn., as she shares her personal journey with early-stage breast cancer. Sen. Klobuchar’s recent statements on the importance of routine screenings and follow-up are reminders that finding cancer early can give the best chance for successful treatment.
ACS CAN’s June 2020 digital media campaign highlights the continued hurdles cancer patients face in trying to get the right care at the right time, at a price they can afford. Congress has addressed some of these issues for Covid-19 care. ACS CAN is calling on Congress to do the same for cancer patients.