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Expanding Short-Term Plans Is BAD For Cancer Patients And Survivors

Ask your member of Congress to reach out to Secretary Azar and ask him to stop the short-term plan rule from moving forward unless concerns from the patient community are addressed.

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June 19, 2018
National

The Department of Labor issued final rules governing the creation of association health plans. Under the rule, AHPs would be exempt from current benefit and cost-sharing requirements.

June 14, 2018
National

Patient groups representing millions of Americans with pre-existing conditions filed an amicus curiae or friend of the court brief in the U.S. District Court case, Texas v. United States , citing the devastating impact patients would face should the court side with plaintiffs and move to invalidate the Affordable Care Act.

June 8, 2018
National

The Department of Justice (DOJ) announced last night it will not defend several critical patient protections in the health law and instead is arguing to end them. If successful, the case could leave millions of Americans with serious illnesses unable to obtain health care coverage.

Cancer Candor Blog
June 20, 2018

In a win for protecting and advancing our nation’s public health, tobacco companies have been ordered to begin publishing statements on their websites this week that tell the truth about their deadly products.

Our Impact

We advocate for legislation as a catalyst to fight cancer.

70% decrease

in the high school cigarette smoking rate since 1997

26% 

decline in cancer death rates from 1991-2015 

18 million 

people benefited from expanded access to health insurance