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August 8, 2018
National

The Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) issued guidance last night giving Medicare Advantage plans the option of applying step therapy for physician-administered and other Part B drugs, effective January 1, 2019.

August 7, 2018

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Six leading public health and medical organizations today urged the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to stop the sale of new electronic cigarette products that have been illegally introduced in recent months without the agency’s prior review and authorization. These include numerous products similar to the

August 1, 2018
National

The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), Department of Labor and Department of Treasury issued a final rule governing the extension of short-term limited-duration plans. Under the rule, insurers can issue new short-term plans that can be extended for up to 36 months.

Cancer Candor Blog
August 9, 2018

Curious how your state measures up in the fight against cancer? ACS CAN's annual How Do You Measure Up? report reveals that a majority of states are still missing opportunities to save lives and protect the health of their residents.

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