Access to Health Insurance Actions


The American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network will host a policy forum focused on improvng cancer outcomes in Louisiana at Pennington Biomedical Research Center in Baton Rouge on December, 5th at 12:30pm. This event will explore ways we can improve cancer outcomes the our state by addressing access and...

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”...


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.


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...


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.


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...


Monday, April 15, 2019 9 am - 3 pm Oklahoma State Capitol Room 112 Join us and others from all over the state as we work to make cancer a priority. For questions, please contact Paula Warlick at: [email protected] or 918.477.5410


It's time to thank the bipartisan group of state legislators who voted to expand access to healthcare to thousands of our low-income family members, friends, and neighbors in Virginia!


Whether you’re a cancer survivor or someone who barely had a head cold last year, you should be able to access affordable health insurance. A bill that was recently passed by our Virginia state legislators could make this difficult. Ask Governor Northam to stop Virginia from moving backwards in the...


Nearly 400,000 hard working Virginians are unable to access affordable health care that includes lifesaving cancer screenings like mammograms and colonoscopies. Send a message to your State Senator asking that the Senate work with the House of Delegates to expand Medicaid. Our neighbors are counting on us!