South Carolina Cancer Action Center


Action Center

Expand Medicaid in South Carolina!

Far too many South Carolinians 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

July 3, 2024
South Carolina

ACS CAN Encouraged to See Lawmakers Taking Action

March 14, 2024
South Carolina

As we mark Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month this March, the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) is calling on the South Carolina legislature to increase funding for the state’s Colorectal Cancer Prevention Network , which provides access to lifesaving preventive care to at-risk South Carolinians.

December 6, 2023
South Carolina

As a long-time physician and public health advocate in Rock Hill, S.C., I am looking to our northern neighbors with envy. On Dec. 1, North Carolina closed the coverage gap and expanded Medicaid so that nearly 600,000 more people can now access affordable, quality healthcare. South Carolina should take a

November 30, 2023
South Carolina

COLUMBIA, S.C. – November 30, 2023 – As North Carolina expands Medicaid December 1, the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) calls on South Carolina lawmakers to offer the same benefits to the people of the Palmetto State. “It’s long past time to offer access to critical,

State Contacts

Beth Johnson
South Carolina Government Relations Director
Michelle Zimmerman
Assoc. Dir. Regional Media Advocacy
Jon Charest
Grassroots Manager

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