Access to Health Insurance Press Releases
The nation’s leading patient advocacy groups are praising the U.S. Supreme Court ruling today upholding the health care law known as the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA). The Court ruled the plaintiff states and taxpayers did not have standing to bring the suit.
The Biden administration released its budget for FY 22 late last week. Included in the budget is an additional $9 billion in funding for the National Institutes of Health (NIH), including $6.5 for the creation of a new department within the NIH called the Advanced Research Project Agency on Health (ARPA-H).
Topeka, Kan. – Today, Kansas Governor Laura Kelly vetoed Senate Bill 29, which would have exposed more Kansans to inadequate health plans that can avoid patient protections required by federal law.
A new study from the American Cancer Society released by the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) shows the lifesaving impact increasing access to Medicaid has on cancer survivorship.
More than a dozen patient groups representing millions of Americans with serious and chronic health conditions are praising the Biden administration’s action to preserve protections in the Affordable Care Act (ACA) for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ) patients receiving health care services.
The American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) is urging President Biden and Congress to work together to prioritize access to affordable health care in any forthcoming infrastructure legislation
The Wyoming Senate is set to consider House Bill 162 to increase access to Medicaid for an estimated 25,000 low-income, uninsured Wyoming residents. The bill passed the House last week, and the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN), advocacy affiliate of the American Cancer Society, and the Association for Clinical Oncology (ASCO), urge the Senate to follow suit and pass this lifesaving legislation.
CHEYENNE—Tonight the House Revenue Committee passed House Bill 162 that could increase access to Medicaid for thousands of low-income, uninsured Wyoming residents. Following is a statement from R.J. Ours, the government relations director for the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network:
Today Congress finished its work passing legislation that will expand access to health care coverage to more Americans, including cancer patients and survivors, who may have lost their insurance due to the ongoing pandemic.
The bill now goes to the president to be signed into law.
The U.S. Senate has passed legislation that will expand access to health care coverage to more Americans, including cancer patients and survivors, who may have lost their insurance due to the ongoing pandemic.