Alabama Cancer Action Center

Action Center

Expand Medicaid in Alabama!

Far too many Alabamians are living without health insurance simply because they live in a state that has refused to expand Medicaid. These folks are in the “Medicaid Gap,” living sicker and dying younger than those with health insurance.

Latest Updates

November 11, 2023

ANNISTON, AL – When I was in college in the 1960s, I studied abroad in Great Britain. While there, I got sick. I walked into their National Health Service, got treated and was sent away healthy. There were no bills or financial hassle. It was a stark contrast to

August 9, 2023

MONTGOMERY, AL -- AUGUST 9, 2023 -- To help Alabama reach its fullest workforce participation potential – like Gov. Kay Ivey says she wants – we must give workers a fighting chance to stay healthy enough to work. That’s why I am calling on the Governor to

August 3, 2023

MONTGOMERY, AL – August 3, 2023 – The American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) has joined efforts with the historic St. Paul AME Church to call on Gov. Kay Ivey to extend life-saving health care coverage to 220,000 Alabamians. The church, where Rosa Parks once worshipped, will

July 28, 2023

Every day, I go to work at the VA in Tuscaloosa to conduct life-saving studies to help our veterans. I’ve seen the health challenges they face with drug and alcohol addiction; my work looks at ways to improve care options for those battling addiction. I also know the personal health

State Contacts

Jane Adams
Government Relations Director
Nicole Lallatin
Grassroots Manager
Stacy Jacobson
Sr. Regional Media Advocacy Manager

Share Your Story

Do you have a personal story about how cancer has impacted you or someone you love? Real stories are how ACS CAN ensures that no one becomes a statistic.