Increased Access to Medicaid Press Releases
Today the House took the first step in repealing the Affordable Care Act, following Senate action earlier this week. As the process moves ahead, we urge lawmakers to craft a replacement plan that is immediately available and provides equal or better coverage for cancer patients and survivors.
States would likely face increased costs and cancer patients and survivors could face delayed preventive, diagnostic and curative care under alternative Medicaid financing models being considered by Congress. The American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) today sent a letter detailing the organization’s concerns to select governors...
ACS CAN has released the annual report that rates each state on their public policies in 10 issue areas that can help fight cancer, prevent cancer, and make life better for patients.
Washington, D.C. July 16, 2015 Governor Bill Walker 's announcement today that he will increase access to health coverage for thousands more hard-working, low-income Alaska residents will save lives and long-term health care dollars in the state.
WASHINGTON, D.C. July 2, 2014 A new report released today by the White House Council of Economic Advisors finds that millions of uninsured Americans continue to go without health coverage because several states have chosen not to increase access to Medicaid.
WASHINGTON, D.C. August 15, 2013 A majority of states are not measuring up on legislative solutions that prevent and fight cancer, according to a new report released today by the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN).
Major Health and Consumer Groups Concerned Individuals with Major Medical Conditions Are Especially Vulnerable to Medicaid Cuts
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).
The American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN), American Diabetes Association and American Heart Association are jointly calling on Congress to oppose the State Flexibility Act, a bill that would reverse current law and allow states to tighten Medicaid eligibility before health benefit exchanges are created in 2014.