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Urge North Carolina lawmakers to expand Medicaid

This year alone, nearly 65,320 North Carolinians will be diagnosed with cancer – too many of whom will be uninsured when they receive the devastating news.

Latest Updates

June 22, 2022
North Carolina

RALEIGH, NC – June 22, 2022 – A new series of advertisements paid for by the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) that launched last week will be paused following recent progress in the House to expand Medicaid. The below is a statement on behalf of ACS

June 21, 2022
North Carolina

RALEIGH, NC – June 21, 2022 – A new series of advertisements paid for by the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) launched yesterday citing the impact Medicaid expansion can have on the health of North Carolinians as well as the state economy and rural areas, following a

June 14, 2022
North Carolina

RALEIGH, NC – June 14, 2022 Tomorrow, over 100 cancer survivors and individuals within the coverage gap will gather across from the capitol building at Bicentennial Plaza at 9:15 a.m. to call on House members to stop holding up Medicaid expansion and follow the Senate’s lead

June 9, 2022
North Carolina

RALEIGH, N.C., June 9, 2022 — National leaders from patient advocacy organizations sent a letter to North Carolina lawmakers, urging them to close the health insurance coverage gap in North Carolina by expanding Medicaid. The letter was signed by Nancy Brown, CEO of the American Heart Association; Charles Henderson, CEO

State Contacts

Marc Mazza
North Carolina Grassroots Manager
Asheville
Derwin Montgomery
Government Relations Drector
Taylor Hall
Media Advocacy Manager

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