CHEYENNE, Wyo.—A new poll released today by the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN), AARP, the American Heart Association and American Lung Association shows the majority of Wyoming voters support efforts to increase access to health care by expanding Medicaid.
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Nearly 700 cancer advocates, including patients, survivors and their loved ones, from all 50 states and territories and nearly every congressional district will dial into calls and log onto virtual meetings this week to ask members of Congress to make the fight against cancer a national priority
House Committee Focuses on Public Health with Increased Tobacco Tax, Greater Access to Affordable Health Care
The House Ways and Means Committee is expected to vote today on legislation that if enacted would greatly improve public health.
House Committee Votes on Policies to Improve Health Care Affordability and Availability for Millions of Americans
Washington, D.C.—The House Energy and Commerce Committee will vote today on legislation that would greatly improve the availability and affordability of health care for millions of Americans.
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).
The American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) is calling on the Departments of Health and Human Services, Labor and Treasury to put cancer patients and survivors first when implementing rules around surprise medical bills.
Cancer Advocates Highlight Innovations in Research and Cancer Early Detection at ACS CAN Idaho Policy Forum on Sept. 15
This year roughly 10,240 Idahoans will be diagnosed with cancer. Thanks in part to advances in cancer research and treatment, we are saving more lives than ever.
Leading Patient Advocacy Organizations Urge South Dakotans to Support Medicaid Expansion to Provide Health Care to More than 42,000 Residents
Patient advocacy organizations including AARP South Dakota, the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN), the American Heart Association, South Dakota State Medical Association and the South Dakota Nurses Association have united to launch South Dakotans Decide Healthcare, an effort to let South Dakota voters determine if the state should expand Medicaid health care coverage to more than 42,000 of their fellow lower-income residents.
Jefferson City, MO - “Today, the Missouri Supreme court ruled in favor of the plaintiffs in the lawsuit to force the state to implement Medicaid expansion.
The Missouri Supreme Court unanimously ruled in favor of the plaintiffs in the lawsuit to force the state to implement Medicaid expansion. The following is a statement from Lisa Lacasse, president of the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN).