[TAKE ACTION] Call of Support for the PACT Act

The Planning Actively for Cancer Treatment (PACT) Act (H.R. 2477), which will ensure that every Medicare-eligible cancer patient has access to cancer care planning and coordination. Cancer care planning will improve cancer patients’ experience and their health, and at the same time, reduce inefficiencies in the system.   Members of Congress need to hear from … Continue reading

[LEGISLATIVE UPDATE] H.R. 2477: To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide for coverage of cancer care planning and coordination under the Medicare program.

H.R. 2477: To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide for coverage of cancer care planning and coordination under the Medicare program To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide for coverage of cancer care planning and coordination under the Medicare program. Thank you to our newest Cosponsor.  Please … Continue reading

[LEGISLATIVE UPDATE] H.R. 1902: Breast Cancer Recovery Improvement Act

H.R. 1902: Breast Cancer Recovery Improvement Act To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide for timely access to post-mastectomy items under Medicare. Thank you to our newest Cosponsor.  Please thank your legislators for supporting legislation that YOU believe in.  If they are not listed as Cosponsors, touch base with them and … Continue reading

[LEGISLATIVE UPDATE] H.R. 991: CT Colonography Screening for Colorectal Cancer Act of 2013

H.R. 991: CT Colonography Screening for Colorectal Cancer Act of 2013 To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to cover screening computed tomography colonography as a colorectal cancer screening test under the Medicare program. Thank you to our newest Cosponsors.  Please thank your legislators for supporting legislation that YOU believe in.  If they … Continue reading

[LEGISLATIVE UPDATE] H.R. 1661: To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide comprehensive cancer patient treatment education under the Medicare program and to provide for research to improve cancer symptom management.

H.R. 1661: To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide comprehensive cancer patient treatment education under the Medicare program and to provide for research to improve cancer symptom management. Sponsor: Rep. Steve Israel [D-NY3] Thank you to our newest Cosponsors.  Please thank your legislators for supporting legislation that YOU believe in.  If … Continue reading

[TAKE ACTION] Sequestration Cuts to Hit Medicare and the NIH: Contact Your Legislators Today!

The Office of Management and Budget has released its report outlining how it will implement the cuts due to sequestration. These cuts, which will become effective in 2013 unless Congress acts, are mandated by the Budget Control Act of 2011 and include cuts to both Medicare and the National Institutes of Health (NIH). To read … Continue reading