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June 21, 2024
National

Today, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit partially reversed a district court decision that had invalidated key provisions of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) in the case of Braidwood v. Becerra , finding cost-free preventive services could remain in place...

June 18, 2024
Florida

Gov. Ron DeSantis signed HB885 into law, which expands patient access to biomarker testing, a key tool used by physicians to identify the most effective treatment of cancer and other diseases.

June 18, 2024
Florida

Gov. Ron DeSantis signed HB885 into law, which expands patient access to biomarker testing, a key tool used by physicians to identify the most effective treatment of cancer and other diseases.

June 17, 2024
Alaska

JUNEAU, Alaska -- The passage of two bills late in the 2024 legislative session marks a significant step forward in easing the cancer burden in Alaska. Senate Bill 91 expanded access to telehealth services for those dealing with life-threatening conditions and diseases, like cancer. Senate Bill 134, meanwhile, eliminated costs

June 13, 2024

Our 25 organizations, representing patients with serious health conditions and disabilities and their providers, applaud the Supreme Court’s unanimous ruling reversing the Fifth Circuit’s decision in Alliance for Hippocratic Medicine et al. v FDA et al, on the grounds that the plaintiffs don’t have standing in their challenge concerning the

June 13, 2024
New Jersey

Earlier today, the New Jersey State Assembly Financial Institutions & Insurance Committee voted to move the Louisa Carmen Medical Debt Relief Act forward. A3861, sponsored by Assemblywoman Verlina Reynolds-Jackson, Assemblyman Wayne DeAngelo, Assemblyman Anthony Verrelli and Assemblyman Herb Conaway, will now head to the Assembly floor for further consideration.

June 12, 2024
Florida

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Gov. Ron DeSantis signed the Florida budget into law today, marking landmark investments in cancer priorities for the Sunshine State. The American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) applauds the funding that includes meaningful increases for many impactful initiatives. The budget triples the state’s investment

June 12, 2024
Florida

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Gov. Ron DeSantis signed the Florida budget into law today, marking landmark investments in cancer priorities for the Sunshine State. The American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) applauds the funding that includes meaningful increases for many impactful initiatives. The budget triples the state’s investment

June 12, 2024
Ohio

Today, the House Insurance Committee passed legislation that would increase access to biomarker testing.