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February 22, 2017
Alabama, California, Colorado, Nevada, New Jersey, Texas

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).

January 4, 2017
Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Mississippi, Nebraska, Nevada, New Jersey, New Mexico, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Wisconsin, Wyoming

States would likely face increased costs and cancer patients and survivors could face delayed preventive, diagnostic and curative care under alternative Medicaid financing models being considered by Congress. The American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) today sent a letter detailing the organization’s concerns to select governors...

December 15, 2016
New Jersey

American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network Cell: (518) 796-1038 Email: TRENTON, NJ – December 14, 2016 – Media reports indicate that Governor Christie has struck a deal with legislative leaders which would allow him to benefit from publishing a book in exchange for large pay raises

December 9, 2016
New Jersey

TRENTON, NJ – November 21, 2016 – The New Jersey Assembly has unanimously passed a bill, A-3338, that would dedicate 1 percent. approximately $6.7 million in existing cigarette and tobacco tax dollars, toward the New Jersey Tobacco Control Program (TCP). Ethan Hasbrouck, New Jersey government relations director of the

State Contacts

Sr. Maggie Lopez, Ed. D.
New Jersey Grassroots Manager
Marc Kaplan
Senior Specialist, Division Media Advocacy

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