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Updates matching "Colorectal Cancer"

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.

July 8, 2022

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) released proposed changes to the 2023 Medicare program that, if finalized, would eliminate cost sharing for colonoscopies after a positive non-invasive screening test, and lower the minimum age of colorectal cancer screening to 45.

May 18, 2022
California

California State Senator Susan Rubio and Assemblymember Mike Gipson received the Legislator of the Year award, a prestigious honor bestowed by the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) in recognition of their commitment to strong, evidence-based policies that improve public health and save lives from cancer.

May 9, 2022
New York

Earlier today, ACS CAN delivered a letter to Senate Majority Leader Andrea Stewart-Cousins asking for a vote on a critical colorectal cancer screening bill. This legislation (S906B) simply clarifies to insurers and patients alike what must be included in colorectal cancer screening coverage following recent federal and state guidance. The Assembly has passed the bill twice while the bill has languished in the Senate for two years.

April 27, 2022
Texas

Sen. Judith Zaffirini (SD-21) received the Advocacy in Action award recently, one of the most prestigious awards presented by the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN), in recognition of her significant contributions to the fight against cancer in Texas, including her leadership this past session in authoring legislation that makes it more affordable for Texans to receive their lifesaving colorectal cancer screenings.

April 14, 2022
Texas

AUSTIN, TX – April 14, 2022 – Rep. John Smithee and Rep. Four Price both received the Advocacy in Action award earlier this week, one of the most prestigious awards presented by the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN), in recognition of their significant contributions to the

April 7, 2022
Texas

HOUSTON, TX – April 7, 2022 – Rep. Giovanni Capriglione (HD-98) received the Advocacy in Action award yesterday, one of the most prestigious awards presented by the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN), in recognition of his significant contributions to the fight against cancer in Texas, including

March 8, 2022
Indiana

INDIANAPOLIS, IN. – Today, our elected officials worked to reduce the burden of cancer on Hoosier by passing House Bill 1238, which will eliminate cost sharing for all preventative colorectal cancer screenings, including follow-up colonoscopies after an abnormal stool-based test for most private insurance plans. “Colorectal cancer remains the second

February 8, 2022
New York

February 8, 2022 ACS CAN Senior Government Relations Director Michael Davoli testified today in front of the 2022 New York State Legislature Joint Budget Committee Hearing. To read the full testimony go here. IN SUMMARY Cancer remains the second leading killer in New York. 118,830 new