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Cancer patients trying to select the best health insurance plan through the market places continue to face challenges in determining prescription drug coverage and cost-sharing information in prospective coverage, according to analysis released today by the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN).
Requiring people to maintain continuous health insurance coverage or risk the imposition of higher premiums could pose significant burdens to cancer patients and survivors, according to Dr. Len Lichtenfeld, deputy chief medical officer for the American Cancer Society.
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) released a proposed rule changing regulations for Affordable Care Act marketplace insurance plans. Of particular concern to those affected by cancer are proposed changes to special enrollment periods and essential community provider requirements that are included in available insurance plans.
February 4 is World Cancer Day -- a day when the world unites to reduce the impact that cancer has on individuals, families and communities by raising awareness and pressing governments across the world to take action against the epidemic.
We advocate for legislation as a catalyst to fight cancer.
in the high school cigarette smoking rate since 1997
decline in cancer death rates from 1991-2012
people benefited from expanded access to health insurance
Evelyn Saaverda leads our volunteer action team in Denver, Colorado. She loves her work and the impact it has in helping end suffering and death from cancer. Now, she wants to tell you why it's so easy for you to do it, too.