Updates matching "Access to Health Care"

September 11, 2023

Late Friday, the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) issued a letter to the Department of Health and Human Services, U.S. Department of Labor and Internal Revenue Service commenting on the short-term, limited duration (STLD) insurance rule proposed by the Tri-Agencies in July.

September 7, 2023

Victory in the fight against cancer requires bold new public policies that promote cancer prevention, early detection of cancer, and expand access to quality, affordable health care. Lawmakers make many decisions that impact the lives of Georgia residents impacted by cancer and their leadership is vital to defeating this disease.

August 29, 2023

Today, the Biden Administration released the first list of 10 drugs for Medicare price negotiation, including Imbruvica, a cancer drug used to treat certain types of leukemia and lymphoma.

August 15, 2023

Advocating for changes to the health care system that make cancer treatment more affordable for patients and their families includes protecting patients from receiving surprise bills for unexpected out-of-network care that are prohibited by the No Surprises Act (NSA). ACS CAN strongly supported NSA during the legislative and regulatory processes.

August 10, 2023

More than 300,000 individuals were disenrolled from the state Medicaid program since the state began its Medicaid redetermination process four months ago, which includes 15,000 newborns removed since Arkansas resumed eligibility reviews in Medicaid following the end of the COVID-19 pandemic.

August 2, 2023

WASHINGTON, D.C. – August 2, 2023 –Today, the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) and the American Cancer Society (ACS) filed an amicus curiae (or friend-of-the-court) brief in the case of Haller v. Health and Human Services (HHS) in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second

August 1, 2023
New Jersey

TRENTON, NJ – AUGUST 1, 2023 – A statement from Jade Bechelli, the Director of Government Relations at the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network in New Jersey, follows on the death of New Jersey’s Lieutenant Governor and the first Black woman to serve as speaker of the state Assembly,

July 28, 2023

Today, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) released the first monthly data report on the unwinding of Medicaid continuous coverage following the expiration of pandemic-era protections that prompted an eligibility redetermination process led by state agencies.

July 20, 2023

Yesterday, First Lady Dr. Jill Biden held a call with cancer advocacy organizations to discuss the administration’s commitment to increase access to patient navigation services through reimbursement in Medicare.