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Legislation introduced in the U.S. House of Representatives today aims to improve access to quality health care for and decrease health disparities in communities of color.
Governor Tony Evers vetoed two bills that would have tightened access to health care coverage for limited-income Wisconsinites. Senate Bill 905/Assembly Bill 934 aimed to require Medicaid enrollees to prove eligibility and re-apply every six months. Senate Bill 912/Assembly Bill 936 would have added new work rules to the program,
COLUMBUS, OHIO – After two years of virtual Cancer Action Days due to the pandemic, cancer patients, survivors and caregivers from across the state traveled to the Capitol in Columbus yesterday to meet in person with their elected officials.
ACS CAN is joined by more than 65 organizations asking for colorectal screening to be included in the budget.
As Gov, Murphy releases budget, ACS CAN highlights priorities
The American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN), the nation’s leading cancer advocacy organization, strongly opposes two bills being considered by the Wisconsin Legislature that pose life-threatening risks to cancer patients, survivors and those who will be diagnosed with cancer or other chronic diseases.
State Senator Monique Limón introduced Senate Bill 912 to increase access to biomarker testing, which can help determine the best treatment plan for a specific patient. ACS CAN and the University of California have teamed up to sponsor this important step in ensuring cancer patients have access to precision medicine.
ACS CAN looks forward to working with the new New York City Mayor and City Council Speaker on crucial health issues.
COLUMBUS, OHIO – “Today, the Ohio House passed HB 218, which allows vague and subjective exemptions to vaccine requirements based on reasons of conscience.
COLUMBUS, OHIO – “Today, the Ohio House paused HB 435, which allows vague and subjective exemptions to vaccine mandates based on reasons of conscience.