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October 10, 2018
National

Today the U.S. Senate rejected a resolution under the Congressional Review Act that would have prevented the extension and expansion of short-term limited duration health insurance plans (STLD) as allowed under a new rule from the Departments of Health and Human Services (HHS) and Treasury.

October 8, 2018
National

Patient groups representing millions of Americans with serious health conditions filed an amicus curiae today in the U.S. District Court case, Association for Community Affiliated Plans v. United States Department of Treasury , explaining the devastating impact patients could face under the final rule implementing changes to short-term, limited duration (STLD) insurance plans.

October 5, 2018
National

By an overwhelming bipartisan vote, Congress approved a major increase in funding for cancer and medical research. The FY19 federal budget includes an additional $2 billion for research at the National Institutes of Health. ACS CAN volunteers played a critical role in securing this funding increase. Throughout this year, volunteers

October 3, 2018
National

Washington, D.C. – Following negotiations between both chambers of Congress, a comprehensive and bipartisan legislative package to address the nation’s opioid epidemic now heads to the president’s desk for approval and enactment. The Substance Use-Disorder Prevention that Promotes Opioid Recovery and Treatment (SUPPORT) for Patients and Communities Act includes key

September 27, 2018
National

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September 26, 2018
National

Today the U.S. House of Representatives passed a combined Defense and Labor, Health and Human Services (LHHS) bill that includes a $2 billion increase for medical research at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and a total of $6.1 billion for the National Cancer Institute (NCI).

September 24, 2018
National

Same great content. Now with an easier to remember (and pronounce) address. Acscan.org isn't the easiest web address to say. We've all tripped over saying the letters before. "Ack-can" "As-can" "Acks-an" So we decided it was time to do something about it. Acscan.org is now FightCancer.org! The new web address

September 23, 2018
National

Congratulations to all of this year’s award winners!

September 18, 2018
National

Today the U.S. Senate passed a combined Defense and Labor, Health and Human Services (LHHS) bill that includes a $2 billion increase for medical research at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and a total of $6.1 billion for the National Cancer Institute (NCI).