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Updates matching "Increased Access to Medicaid"

November 9, 2020
Minnesota

Robbinsdale, MN – The American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) hosted a virtual Congressional briefing today featuring policy and advocacy experts that addressed details in ACS CAN’s newly released report , “The Costs of Cancer: 2020 Edition.” The briefing comes just one day before the U.S. Supreme

October 15, 2020

Eighteen patient and consumer groups issued the following statement regarding the Administration’s announcement of the approval of Georgia’s 1115 waiver and pending approval of the state’s 1332 waiver. Georgia is the only state that has chosen to rely on legally questionable Administration guidance issued in October 2018 that our organizations strongly opposed.

August 17, 2020
Oklahoma

The American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network of Oklahoma is pleased the state will move forward with full Medicaid expansion July 1, 2021.

August 5, 2020
Missouri

Jefferson City, MO — Missourians approval of Amendment 2 will improve health outcomes and reduce cancer disparities for 230,000 citizens who will gain access to health insurance coverage through the state’s Medicaid program. On Tuesday, voters responded “yes” to Amendment 2, which asked if Medicaid should be expanded to low-income

August 5, 2020

Missouri voters stood up for public health on Tuesday and passed a ballot measure to increase access to health insurance coverage for more Missourians through the state’s Medicaid program, following on the heels of Oklahomans who made the same move at the end of June.

July 8, 2020
Illinois

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. - The American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) is encouraged to see the Illinois legislature pass and Gov. J.B. Pritzker sign legislation to allow Illinois Medicaid recipients access to possible life-saving clinical trials. ACS CAN is proud to have worked with the bill sponsors and thanks

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.