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October 10, 2018

Today the U.S. Senate rejected a resolution under the Congressional Review Act that would have prevented the extension and expansion of short-term limited duration health insurance plans (STLD) as allowed under a new rule from the Departments of Health and Human Services (HHS) and Treasury. 

October 9, 2018

Nearly 150 people attended the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network’s ninth annual Cancer Research Breakfast at the North Carolina Museum of History. The event provided a forum for leaders to discuss current barriers to therapeutic clinical trials and the efforts needed to overcome them.

October 8, 2018

Patient groups representing millions of Americans with serious health conditions filed an amicus curiae today in the U.S. District Court case, Association for Community Affiliated Plans v. United States Department of Treasury, explaining the devastating impact patients could face under the final rule implementing changes to short-term, limited duration (STLD) insurance plans.

October 8, 2018

HAMDEN – For the fifth consecutive year, Hamden’s David “Coach” Koch has ranked among the top ten in the country in fundraising through the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) “Lights of Hope” program.

Media Contacts

Alissa Crispino
Vice President, Media Advocacy
Washington, DC
Allison Miller
Director, Media Advocacy
Washington, DC
Mike VanDenHeuvel
Senior Media Advocacy Manager
Washington, DC

Media Clips

October 19, 2018
Muskogee Phoenix
October 15, 2018
Duluth News Tribune
October 12, 2018
Bucks County Courier Times
October 11, 2018

Media Campaigns

ACS CAN launched a media campaign in June 2017 to encourage lawmakers to develop policies that foster a strong health insurance market, providing affordable and comprehensive coverage options for those with serious illnesses like cancer.