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Updates matching "Access to Biomarker Testing"

June 21, 2022
California

The California Assembly Health Committee passed a bill today that would ensure comprehensive biomarker testing is covered by more insurance plans, including Medi-Cal, when supported by medical and scientific evidence.

May 19, 2022
Rhode Island

Today, the Rhode Island Senate passed legislation that would ensure biomarker testing is covered by more insurance plans, including Medicaid, when patients need it.

May 6, 2022
Texas

WICHITA FALLS, TX – May 6, 2022 – Family and friends recall former Wichita Falls resident Jackie Bush as the definition of bravery, strength and a force to be reckoned with. She undoubtedly left her mark in Texas, and on the hearts of fellow volunteers and legislatures as a lead

April 21, 2022
California

The California Senate Health Committee voted to advance a bill that would increase access to biomarker testing, a critical step in accessing precision medicine treatments that can lead to fewer side effects, improved survival, better quality of life and potentially lower costs for cancer patients.

February 2, 2022
California

State Senator Monique Limón introduced Senate Bill 912 to increase access to biomarker testing, which can help determine the best treatment plan for a specific patient. ACS CAN and the University of California have teamed up to sponsor this important step in ensuring cancer patients have access to precision medicine.

June 10, 2021
Louisiana

Statement from American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) Government Relations Director Kimberly Hughes Baton Rouge, LA –“The Louisiana legislature recently passed legislation that will improve access to care for cancer patients through co-pay accumulator legislation and the expansion of coverage for biomarker testing. “Many cancer patients have