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Updates matching "Increased Access to Medicaid"

October 19, 2021
Wyoming

CHEYENNE, Wyo.—A new poll released today by the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN), AARP, the American Heart Association and American Lung Association shows the majority of Wyoming voters support efforts to increase access to health care by expanding Medicaid. Wyoming is one of 12 states that has

September 14, 2021
National

The House Ways and Means Committee is expected to vote today on legislation that if enacted would greatly improve public health.

September 13, 2021
National

Washington, D.C.— The House Energy and Commerce Committee will vote today on legislation that would greatly improve the availability and affordability of health care for millions of Americans. The legislation—part of the broader budget reconciliation package before Congress—would create a means for low-income people living in states that have not

September 9, 2021

The American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) made clear its strong objections to Tennessee’s Medicaid waiver request today in comments filed with the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Service (CMS).

August 31, 2021
South Dakota

Patient advocacy organizations including AARP South Dakota, the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN), the American Heart Association, South Dakota State Medical Association and the South Dakota Nurses Association have united to launch South Dakotans Decide Healthcare , an effort to let South Dakota voters determine if the state should expand Medicaid health care coverage to more than 42,000 of their fellow lower-income residents.

August 27, 2021
Mississippi

Jackson, Miss. - The struggle to find access to adequate health care coverage and the valuable role of Medicaid were the subject of an event hosted by the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) yesterday to launch their Medicaid Covers Us project in Mississippi. The conversation highlighted challenges

July 22, 2021

The Missouri Supreme Court unanimously ruled in favor of the plaintiffs in the lawsuit to force the state to implement Medicaid expansion. The following is a statement from Lisa Lacasse, president of the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN).

July 15, 2021

U.S. Reps. Darren Soto (D-FL) and Gus Bilirakis (R-FL) introduced bipartisan legislation that will be considered by the House Energy and Commerce Committee today to extend funding for Medicaid in Puerto Rico, Guam, the U.S Virgin Islands, American Samoa, and the Northern Mariana Islands. The legislation is supported by House Energy and Commerce Chairman Frank Pallone (D-NJ) and Ranking Member Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA).

July 15, 2021
Guam

WASHINGTON D.C. – U.S. Reps. Darren Soto (D-FL) and Gus Bilirakis (R-FL) introduced bipartisan legislation that was considered by the House Energy and Commerce Committee on Thursday, July 15 to extend funding for Medicaid in Puerto Rico, Guam, the U.S Virgin Islands, American Samoa, and the Northern Mariana Islands. The