WASHINGTON -- March 1, 2012 -- Critical legislation introduced recently in the U.S. House of Representatives would ensure that cost is not a barrier for Medicare beneficiaries to access lifesaving colon cancer screenings. The äóÖRemoving Barriers to Colorectal Cancer Screening Act of 2012' (H.R.
Colorectal Cancer Press Releases
Report Finds Majority of States Falling Short on Laws and Policies that Prevent Cancer and Save Lives
WASHINGTON, D.C. – August 11, 2011 – A majority of states are falling short on legislative solutions to prevent and fight cancer, according to a new report released today by the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN).
WASHINGTON – March 9, 2011 – Critical legislation introduced recently in the U.S. Senate and U.S. House of Representatives would ensure access to lifesaving colon cancer screening and treatment for the most vulnerable populations.
States Urged to Pass and Defend Patient Protection Laws Requiring Insurers to Cover Costs of Colon Cancer Screening
WASHINGTON – March 1, 2011 – Passage of laws requiring insurance providers to cover the costs of colon cancer screenings has stalled over the past two years and advocates are bracing to protect existing legislation in states that currently guarantee access to these lifesaving tests, a coalition o
Only One State Passed Legislation in 2009 Requiring Insurers to Cover Costs of Colon Cancer Screening
WASHINGTON – March 9, 2010 – Progress towards nationwide, state-mandated coverage of colon cancer screening according to accepted medical guidelines has slowed to a crawl as state legislators await the outcome of the health care reform debate at the federal level, a coalition of public health ass
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- February 27, 2009 -- Critical legislation has been introduced in the U.S. House of Representatives, which would ensure access to colon cancer screening and treatment for those Americans who need them most.