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Patient Quality of Life Press Releases
Washington, D.C.--Today ACS CAN filed comments with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention regarding proposed clinical practice guidelines for prescribing opioids.
The President announced this morning he is ‘reigniting’ his commitment to ‘end cancer as we know it,’ building on the initial and robust cancer moonshot investment in discovery, prioritizing increased uptake of prevention and addressing health disparities.
The U.S. House of Representatives will consider landmark legislation that would expand access to affordable health care coverage to millions of Americans through a combination of making low-cost marketplace health plans available to low-income people in states that have yet to expand Medicaid, permanently increasing federal funding for Medicaid in the U.S. Territories, and extending increased subsidies for individuals to buy marketplace coverage nationwide.
On behalf of the millions of patients and caregivers we represent, we applaud House lawmakers for listening to their constituents and taking action to amend the Build Back Better legislation to include the creation of a paid medical and family leave program
Patients and Caregivers Express Deep Disappointment Over Omission of a Paid Leave Program in the Build Back Better Act
As negotiations continue and details emerge regarding budget reconciliation legislation, patient and caregiver groups are gravely concerned that a national paid family and medical leave program has been dropped from the package.
Patient and Caregiver Groups Press Congress to Preserve Paid Family and Medical Leave in Reconciliation Package
More than 20 patient and health care groups sent a letter to Congressional leadership and the Administration today making clear the need to preserve the nation’s first-ever paid family and medical leave program as part of forthcoming reconciliation legislation.
More than a dozen patient advocacy organizations are commending the House Ways and Means Committee as it begins considering details of legislation to create the country’s first ever national paid family and medical leave program as part of the budget reconciliation package.
In Uncertain Times, the Ohio Legislature Still Remembered Those Patients that are Facing Serious Illness
COLUMBUS, OHIO – As lawmakers are finishing up their legislative session, they continue to think about 71,850 Ohioans who will hear the words “you have cancer” this year.
LANSING, MI – The unpredictable and dynamic nature of COVID-19 is no match for the steadfast commitment of the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) volunteers.