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Updates matching "Remove Hurdles to Cancer Care"

August 31, 2022
California

The California Legislature passed a bill that would ensure comprehensive biomarker testing is covered by more health insurance plans, including Medi-Cal, when supported by medical and scientific evidence. Senate Bill 912 – which was introduced by Senator Monique Limón (D-Santa Barbara) – has received unanimous, bipartisan support throughout the legislative process.

August 8, 2022
California

Sacramento, Calif . – A panel of experts in cancer care and equity will participate in a panel discussion on the critical need for research that addresses tangible, impactful solutions for equitable access to high-quality cancer care in California. The free event, hosted by the American Cancer Society Cancer Action

July 27, 2022

The American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) is featured in the Urban One 2022 Engaging Black America Special Supplement issued today – and, as always, we are highlighting yet another critical issue that has lifesaving implications for Americans all across the country.

July 26, 2022
Ohio

A new Survivor Views survey from the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network shows that while copay assistance programs can help cancer patients afford the medications they need, some aren’t able to apply them to their health insurance deductible or other out-of-pocket requirements, which can create a barrier to care.

July 20, 2022
Pennsylvania

Findings Highlight Need for Pennsylvania Legislature to Pass Copay Accumulator Reform Bill to Make It Easier for Pennsylvanians to Pay for Medically Necessary Medications

July 19, 2022
New York

Albany, NY – A new Survivor Views survey from the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) shows that while copay assistance programs can help cancer patients afford the medications they need, some aren’t able to apply them to their health insurance deductible or other out-of-pocket requirements,

June 21, 2022
California

The California Assembly Health Committee passed a bill today that would ensure comprehensive biomarker testing is covered by more insurance plans, including Medi-Cal, when supported by medical and scientific evidence.

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.

April 26, 2022

Legislation introduced in the U.S. House of Representatives today aims to improve access to quality health care for and decrease health disparities in communities of color.