Congress reached a significant budget deal that includes key provisions that will improve affordability of health care coverage for many cancer patients, survivors and their loved ones.
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The Health and Human Services Department released a proposed rule Monday expanding nondiscrimination protections for patients using federally funded health programs.
A new national poll conducted by a bipartisan team of researchers for ACS CAN found 8 in 10 (81%) voters agree that the government should protect people so that they don’t lose their coverage during high inflation and economic instability.
Today, the North Carolina General Assembly completed its short session and left Raleigh with the matter of Medicaid expansion unresolved, meaning that 600,000 hard-working, would-be eligible North Carolinians are forced to wait even longer for a chance at affordable access to care.
Nation’s Top Patient, Health Care Provider, and Insurer Groups Push to Extend ACA Premium Tax Credit
The nation’s leading organizations from across the health care spectrum are calling on Congress to extend the expanded Affordable Care Act (ACA) health care premium tax credits.
Governor Tony Evers vetoed two bills that would have tightened access to health care coverage for limited-income Wisconsinites. Senate Bill 905/Assembly Bill 934 aimed to require Medicaid enrollees to prove eligibility and re-apply every six months. Senate Bill 912/Assembly Bill 936 would have added new work rules to the program,
Kansas Governor Laura Kelly vetoed Senate Bill 199, which would have increased Kansans’ exposure to inadequate, high-risk health plans that can skirt patient protections required by federal law, such as coverage for pre-existing conditions. This veto is a repeat of the same legislation she vetoed in 2021 (SB 29).
Today the administration released a proposed rule that would fix the so-called ‘family glitch’ in the Affordable Care Act.
Cancer Advocates Urge Gov. Kelly to Veto Legislation that Leaves Patients Vulnerable to Inadequate Health Plans, Higher Expenses
The Kansas Senate passed Senate Bill 199, which would expand access to inadequate health plans that can avoid patient protections required by federal law.
Cancer Patients and Survivors Cheer 12 Year Anniversary of the Affordable Care Act; Call for Continued Improvements to the Law
This Wednesday will mark 12 years since the Affordable Care Act was signed into law and cancer patients, survivors and millions of others gained expanded access to comprehensive health coverage.