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January 21, 2021
National

Cancer patients would likely be among those most affected by a proposed rule tying certain Medicare Part B drug reimbursement rates to that of foreign countries.

January 15, 2021
Tennessee

NASHVILLE, TN – Today, Gov. Bill Lee signed the Medicaid block grant waiver into law over patient advocacy groups' objections. Emily Ogden, director of government relations in Tennessee for the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN), made the following statement in reaction. "For months, ACS CAN and

January 14, 2021
Mississippi

JACKSON, MS – January 14, 2021 – The Mississippi Department of Corrections recently announced their decision to lift the policy that prohibits smoking inside prisons beginning February 1, 2021. The below statement is on behalf of the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network, American Lung Association, American Heart

January 13, 2021
Indiana

The Honorable Governor Eric Holcomb Indiana Statehouse, 2nd floor Indianapolis, Indiana 46204 Dear Governor Holcomb, As Indiana health care providers, we have witnessed the unprecedented burdens the COVID-19 pandemic has placed on the physical and emotional health of Hoosiers, and we are committed to working with your administration to safely

January 13, 2021
Indiana

INDIANAPOLIS, IN – Health care providers from 22 organizations sent a letter to Gov. Eric Holcomb today urging him to prioritize a cigarette tax increase in the 2021 legislative session and increase investments in public health. The letter, signed by leaders of the 22 healthcare provider groups, said the

January 13, 2021
North Carolina

RALEIGH, NC – January 13, 2020 – As lawmakers dive into the first day of the 2021 legislative session, the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) looks ahead to what public health initiatives our lawmakers can accomplish in the new year. All individuals deserve to live

January 12, 2021
Tennessee

NASHVILLE, TN – As lawmakers dive into the new year, the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) asks that legislators support legislation that will ease the burden of cancer in Tennessee. Long after this pandemic passes, people deserve to live full, healthy lives. ACS CAN is advocating

January 12, 2021
Texas

AUSTIN, TX – January 12, 2021 – As lawmakers dive into the first day of the 2021 legislative session, the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) looks ahead to what public health initiatives our lawmakers can accomplish in the new year. While Texas has accomplished significant

January 12, 2021
South Carolina

Columbia, SC – January 12, 2021 – As lawmakers dive into the new year, the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) looks ahead to what public health initiatives our lawmakers can accomplish in the 2021 legislative session. South Carolina has the opportunity to do more in