Access to Health Insurance Actions

Tennessee

We are continuing work for our Cancer Beyond Chemo: Conversations with Cancer Survivors project. Will you share your survivor or caregiver story with us?

Tennessee

Great news! The bill is on to the House Floor! Now we need your help to keep this momentum going. Access to affordable medication has never been more important. Currently, Tennessee has policies in place that do not allow patients to count these cost-sharing program payments toward deductibles and maximum...

Wyoming

While we are very disappointed Medicaid expansion did not pass this year, we had more support than ever in the Wyoming legislature. Take a minute or two to send a thank you message to your lawmakers so they know they have our support for next time!

Missouri

Please take a few minutes to let us know how your lawmakers responded to your asks that they support funding for our priority programs. These report-back forms help us reply to any questions or concerns your legislators might have and to adjust our legislative campaign strategy, so please be as...

South Dakota

South Dakota doesn’t need an unregulated insurance product that avoids patient protections and risks increased medical costs. Please take action, today.

New Hampshire

As you may know, ACS CAN recently launched a public education campaign, Medicaid Covers Us, to foster an open dialogue about the value of Medicaid for beneficiaries, communities and our nation. As a part of this campaign, we produced a mini-documentary, “Critical Condition: Stories of Health in the Heartland”...

National

Ask Secretary Azar to address patient community concerns with the Department of Health and Human Services proposed policy change to Medicare Part D's "Six Protected Classes" that could delay patient access to lifesaving therapies.

Virginia

Governor Northam has vetoed four bills that would put Virginians at risk of being underinsured. Two of these bills would even allow insurance companies to once again discriminate against people with cancer and other pre-existing conditions. However, state legislators could vote to override this veto and let them become law...

Virginia

Whether you’re a cancer survivor or a young, healthy person, you should be able to access affordable health insurance that covers the basic healthcare needs. Seven bills were recently passed by our state legislators that could make this difficult for Virginians. But, it’s not too late to stop them.

Virginia

There are circumstances in life that make having access to a short-term health insurance plan useful. However, they shouldn’t be used long term since they do NOT cover essential health services, and they can deny coverage of anything related to pre-existing conditions—including a previous cancer diagnosis. Take action to keep...