Cancer patients and survivors are finding it increasingly challenging to get necessary health care as the COVID-19 pandemic persists. Many are experiencing financial stress and mental health issues as they try to navigate the difficult health and economic environment.
Coronavirus Press Releases
House Stimulus Package Would Expand Access to Health Coverage, Provide Relief for Nonprofits that Serve Patients
Today the U.S. House of Representatives will vote on the Heroes Act, a package of legislative proposals aimed at addressing numerous pandemic-related health, research and economic relief needs. Included in the bill are several provisions that would make it easier for Americans to maintain or gain health insurance coverage.
ATLANTA, GA – As lawmakers look to address both the budget deficit from earlier in the legislative session and the financial implications of the COVID-19 pandemic, the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) continues to urge the Georgia General Assembly to increa
More than 50 cancer groups are calling on Congress and the administration to take action to help cancer patients gain, maintain and afford health coverage during the ongoing pandemic.
Cancer patients and those who’ve recently completed treatment are finding it challenging to get necessary health care in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic and many are experiencing financial stress trying to afford care in an increasingly difficult economic environment.
Washington, DC — The nation’s nonprofits are on the frontlines in our communities during the COVID-19 pandemic, working tirelessly to serve the people who need our services despite facing challenging circumstances within our own organizations.
According to media reports, the administration has indicated it will not create a special enrollment period under the Affordable Care Act, to allow uninsured Americans to enroll in health coverage in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Senate Stimulus Bill Will Provide Critical Resources to Help Nonprofits Serve Patients in Time of Overwhelming Need
Today the U.S. Senate passed its third stimulus bill, the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act to address the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. The bill includes critical provisions to help the nation’s nonprofits continue to serve the people who rely on their services such as beneficial tax, employment, and economic provisions, including tax incentives to encourage charitable contributions at this unprecedented time.