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Updates matching "Increased Access to Medicaid"

July 1, 2020
National

Oklahomans approval of Medicaid expansion will improve health outcomes and reduce cancer disparities for 200,000 citizens now eligible for health care coverage.

June 30, 2020
Oklahoma

OKLAHOMA CITY Oklahomans' approval of Question 802 will improve health outcomes and reduce cancer disparities for 200,000 citizens who will gain access to health insurance coverage through the state’s Medicaid program. On Tuesday, a majority of voters responded “yes” to Question 802, which asked if Medicaid should be

June 29, 2020
National

Today the U.S. House of Representatives is expected to vote on a legislative package containing provisions aimed at improving access to affordable health care, including for those with serious pre-existing conditions like cancer.

June 24, 2020

The American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) submitted comments this week to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) urging the agency to reject Oklahoma’s SoonerCare 2.0 Healthy Adult Opportunity Section 1115 waiver application.

June 17, 2020
National

The American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) submitted testimony today to the House Energy and Commerce Committee on the topic of racial and ethnic disparities in the health care system that often result in an unequal cancer burden. The hearing is focused on disparities in the overall health care system, as well as those around COVID-19.

May 27, 2020
North Carolina

Washington, D.C. —Cancer patients and survivors are finding it increasingly challenging to get necessary health care as the COVID-19 pandemic persists. Many are experiencing financial stress and mental health issues as they try to navigate the difficult health and economic environment. An American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN)

May 20, 2020
Oklahoma

Untold insecurities weigh heavily on many Oklahomans, and on June 30, voters can ease some of that worry by voting ‘yes’ on State Question 802.

April 17, 2020
Georgia

ATLANTA, GA — April 17, 2020 —Cancer patients and those who’ve recently completed treatment are finding it challenging to get necessary health care in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic and many are experiencing financial stress trying to afford care in an increasingly difficult economic environment. According to

April 17, 2020
Florida

TALLAHASSEE, FL April 17, 2020 — Cancer patients and those who’ve recently completed treatment are finding it challenging to get necessary health care in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic and many are experiencing financial stress trying to afford care in an increasingly difficult economic environment. According