Access to Health Insurance Press Releases

March 24, 2017

Cancer Advocates Urge Congress to Reject House Health Care Bill

Today the U.S. House of Representatives is scheduled to vote on the American Health Care Act (AHCA). This bill, in its current form, would significantly alter the accessibility, adequacy and affordability of meaningful health insurance for millions of Americans, including those who have coverage through Medicaid.

March 7, 2017

House Health Bill Would Lead to Less Coverage, Higher Patient Costs

Washington, D.C., March 7, 2016—The legislation released by the House Energy and Commerce and Ways and Means Committees, while preserving some patient protections, will have the net effect of shifting health insurance costs to low and middle-income patients, significantly reduce the standards of

February 28, 2017

Cancer Advocates Hopeful President Will Maintain Critical Patient Protections; Continue Research and Prevention Progress

Changing the nation’s health care system is likely to feature prominently in the president’s speech to Congress. As the president accurately stated yesterday, health care in this country is incredibly complicated and interconnected. Any future changes require careful consideration and should preserve patient protections and access to meaningful, affordable health insurance.