As lawmakers dive into the 2023 legislative session, the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network urges legislators to prioritize passing legislation to ease the burden of cancer on Buckeyes.
Access to Biomarker Testing Press Releases
ALBANY, NY – DECEMBER 12, 2022 – The American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) and Santa Clause join children throughout New York in preparing a Christmas wish list, to be delivered tomorrow by Old Saint Nick to legislators in Albany.
California Assembly Committee Passes Legislation Requiring More Insurance Plans Cover Biomarker Testing Needed for Many Innovative Cancer Treatments
The California Assembly Health Committee passed a bill today that would ensure comprehensive biomarker testing is covered by more insurance plans, including Medi-Cal, when supported by medical and scientific evidence.
Today, the Rhode Island Senate passed legislation that would ensure biomarker testing is covered by more insurance plans, including Medicaid, when patients need it.
WICHITA FALLS, TX – May 6, 2022 – Family and friends recall former Wichita Falls resident Jackie Bush as the definition of bravery, strength and a force to be reckoned with.
The California Senate Health Committee voted to advance a bill that would increase access to biomarker testing, a critical step in accessing precision medicine treatments that can lead to fewer side effects, improved survival, better quality of life and potentially lower costs for cancer patients.
Senate Introduces Legislation to Increase Californians’ Access to Lifesaving Testing and Innovative Treatments
State Senator Monique Limón introduced Senate Bill 912 to increase access to biomarker testing, which can help determine the best treatment plan for a specific patient. ACS CAN and the University of California have teamed up to sponsor this important step in ensuring cancer patients have access to precision medicine.