Increased Access to Medicaid Press Releases

March 22, 2022

Kentucky Legislature Turning its Back on Cancer Patients

FRANKFORT, KY. – The American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) opposes House bill 7, which would require a majority of adults enrolled in Medicaid to meet various work requirements as a condition of eligibility for health care coverage and create a more complex and

March 16, 2022

Kansas Cancer Advocates Rally at Capitol for Increased Access to Needed Care and Cancer Screenings

Cancer patients, survivors and advocates from across the state gathered at the State Capitol on Wednesday to press lawmakers to address several critical issues affecting access to health care for tens of thousands of Kansans, particularly those in need of cancer screening and treatment. The meetings were part of Kansas Cancer Action Day, an annual event organized by the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) to make fighting cancer a legislative prioritity.