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February 29, 2012

Blunt Amendment Would Undermine Historic Focus on Prevention

The American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) sent a letter to senators today urging them to vote against an amendment to the transportation bill that would permit employers to refuse employee insurance coverage for any health benefit guaranteed by the Affordable Care Act if the employer raises a religious or moral objection to those benefits.

January 24, 2012

Strong Summary of Benefits and Coverage Regulation Critical to Making Informed Choices About Health Benefits

The American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) together with AARP, the American Diabetes Association, American Heart Association, and Consumers Union sent a letter to the president today urging him to strongly implement a provision of the Affordable Care Act that would give consumers timely access to easy-to-understand information regarding their health benefit options.