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As Texas Leads the Nation in Uninsured Americans, Lawmakers Pave Path for Inadequate Health Plans That Would Block Access for Texans with Chronic Illness
AUSTIN, TX – June 22, 2021 – With the deadline to sign passing, Gov.
AUSTIN, TX – June 4, 2021– Today, Gov. Greg Abbott signed into law Senate bill 1028 which will ensure Texans can access affordable preventative colorectal cancer screening beginning at age 45.
AUSTIN, TX — April 23, 2021 — With overwhelming bi-partisan support, Senate lawmakers today passed SB1028 – a bill that will eliminate a major financial barrier for Texans to receive their preventive colorectal cancer screenings.
Colorectal Cancer Advocates Diagnosed at Age Below State Screening Guidelines Share Their Survivor Stories with Lawmakers
AUSTIN, TX – April 13, 2021 – Sponsored by Sen. Huffman and Sen. Zaffirini, SB 1028 will be heard by the Senate Business and Commerce Committee today at 8 a.m.
AUSTIN, TX — April 5, 2021 — The unpredictable and dynamic nature of COVID-19 is no match for the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network's (ACS CAN) volunteers' steadfast commitment.
AUSTIN, TX – March 1, 2021 – Beginning today, Texans covered by Medicaid with an average risk of colorectal cancer will have their screenings covered starting at age 45.