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Updates matching "Access to Health Care"

October 4, 2022
Oregon

PORTLAND – Both candidates for Oregon’s Congressional District 5, Jamie McLeod-Skinner and Lori Chavez-DeRemer, have publicly stated their positions on how, if elected, they would work to make cancer a national priority. The American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) is contacting federal and state candidates across the

October 4, 2022
Oregon

PORTLAND – Both candidates for Oregon’s Congressional District 5, Jamie McLeod-Skinner and Lori Chavez-DeRemer, have publicly stated their positions on how, if elected, they would work to make cancer a national priority. The American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) is contacting federal and state candidates across the

September 23, 2022
National

Twelve groups representing millions of patients across the nation will file an amicus curiae - or friend of the court - brief today urging the U.S. Supreme Court to protect access to quality health care for individuals with Medicaid health coverage.

September 16, 2022
Indiana

Congressman Larry Bucshon, M.D. received the National Distinguished Advocacy Award this week, the most prestigious award presented by the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN), in recognition of his significant contributions to the fight against cancer.

September 14, 2022
South Dakota

SIOUX FALLS, SD —South Dakota voters strongly support Amendment D and expanding Medicaid, and an overwhelming majority want the legislature to act quickly to implement expansion if it passes, according to a new statewide poll. The poll, conducted by Glen Bolger, one of the Republican party’s leading pollsters, for the

September 13, 2022
Georgia

ATLANTA, GA – September 13, 2022 – United States Senator Raphael Warnock received the National Distinguished Advocacy Award today, the most prestigious award presented by the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN), in recognition of his significant contributions to the fight against cancer, including his efforts to

September 7, 2022
National

Today U.S. District Court Judge Reed O’Connor issued a ruling that may lead Affordable Care Act-compliant health plans to deny coverage for or reinstate cost-sharing for certain preventive health services.

August 12, 2022
National

Today the U.S. House of Representatives passed the Inflation Reduction Act, which includes several provisions that will reduce the costs of health care for millions of cancer patients and survivors.

August 10, 2022
National

ACS CAN volunteers sent tens of thousands of messages to members of Congress, posted to social media, and made phone calls--and it made a difference. Thank you for your hard work to make this happen! We applaud Congress for taking this important step to address affordability in Medicare and ACS