Access to Health Care Press Releases
The approval of Tennessee’s Medicaid 1115 Research and Demonstration waiver by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) today is the latest in a wave of approvals in the last few months of waivers that all weaken the state programs.
CONCORD, NH – As lawmakers dive into the new year, the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) looks ahead to what public health initiatives our lawmakers can accomplish in the 2021 legislative session particularly in light of the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic.
PROVIDENCE, RI – As today marks the start of the legislative session in Rhode Island, the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) looks ahead to what public health initiatives lawmakers can accomplish in the 2021 legislative session, pushing for overall better he
COLUMBUS, OHIO – As lawmakers are finishing up their legislative session, they continue to think about 71,850 Ohioans who will hear the words “you have cancer” this year.
Congress approved an FY 2021 funding deal that includes an increase for biomedical research funding at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and cancer research at the National Cancer Institute (NCI).
The U.S. Senate passed legislation tonight aimed at improving access to clinical trials for communities of color and decreasing health disparities.
A companion to a House bill introduced in the Senate today aims to improve access to new and innovative cancer screenings among Medicare beneficiaries in order to increase early detection of more cancers for more Americans.
The 31 undersigned organizations, representing millions of patients and consumers across the country who face serious, acute, and chronic health conditions, applaud Congressional committee leaders for reaching a bicameral and bipartisan agreement to address surprise medical billing and urge Congress to quickly enact it.
CHARLESTON, W. Va. – As lawmakers were finishing up the legislative session this past spring, they continued to think about 12,380 West Virginians who will hear the words “you have cancer” this year.
The U.S. House of Representatives is expected to pass legislation today aimed at improving access to clinical trials for communities of color and decreasing health disparities.