Access to Health Care Press Releases

May 9, 2019

ACS CAN Decries Budget Cuts to Medicaid Expansion

Today, the Wisconsin Legislature voted to remove Medicaid expansion funding from the state budget. In response, Sara Sahli, Wisconsin government relations director for the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network, released the following statement:

May 9, 2019

House Votes to Stop Tax Subsidies for Inadequate Health Plans

Today the U.S. House of Representatives passed a bill that would halt Department of Health and Human Services and Department of the Treasury guidance enabling individuals to use federal tax subsidies to purchase health insurance that does not meet coverage standards under the Affordable Care Act (ACA).

April 1, 2019

17 Patient Groups Urge Appeals Court to Uphold Health Care Law

Seventeen patient groups representing millions of Americans with pre-existing conditions filed an amicus curiae brief today in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit in the case Texas v. United States, citing the devastating impact patients would face should the court uphold the District Court ruling to invalidate the Affordable Care Act.