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The Prevent Cancer Foundation® mourns the loss of former Rep. John Dingell

The Prevent Cancer Foundation® is saddened to learn of the death of our dear friend, former Rep. John Dingell of Michigan. As the longest-serving member of Congress in history, Congressman Dingell was a champion for affordable and accessible health care for all, presiding over the House vote that approved Medicare in 1965 and playing an […]

Federal judge rules ACA unconstitutional

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Lisa Berry Edwards (703) 519-2107 Lisa.Edwards@preventcancer.org ALEXANDRIA, Va. — A federal judge ruled last Friday the Affordable Care Act (ACA) is unconstitutional. Following Congress’ elimination of the tax penalty (the “Individual Mandate”) for those who do not hold a health insurance policy, a group of 20 GOP-led states filed a lawsuit […]

Trump administration releases final rule on short-term, limited duration health plans

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Lisa Berry Edwards 703-519-2107 Lisa.Berry@preventcancer.org ALEXANDRIA, Va.—The Trump administration this week released its final rule on short-term, limited duration health plans, leaving some consumers open to inadequate health coverage. Set to take effect in two months, the rule will expand the current duration of these plans from three months to one […]

Unintended consequences

The House and Senate have drafted a final version of their tax bill, and it is expected to be on President Trump’s desk by the end of the week. The Prevent Cancer Foundation® has spoken out on what this proposed tax legislation could mean for access to preventive health care and early detection services (read […]

Senate releases new tax bill that takes aim at the Affordable Care Act

Prevent Cancer Foundation® releases statement on the Senate tax bill November 20, 2017 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Lisa Berry 703-519-2107 Lisa.Berry@preventcancer.org ALEXANDRIA, VA. – The Senate has released a new tax bill that has a direct impact on health care. The House approved their bill on Thursday by a vote of 227-205. Senator Orrin Hatch […]

President Trump takes steps to amend the Affordable Care Act after unsuccessful attempts in Congress

Prevent Cancer Foundation® releases statement on the president’s recent actions on health care October 13, 2017 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Lisa Berry 703-519-2107 Lisa.Berry@preventcancer.org ALEXANDRIA, Va. – President Trump has made several moves to reform the health care system after previous efforts stalled in Congress. The president today announced he would immediately end subsidies offered […]

ICYMI: June 23, 2017

Feature Story Senate GOP finally unveils secret health care bill; currently lacks votes to pass THURSDAY, June 22, 2017 (CNN) — The closely guarded Senate health care bill written entirely behind closed doors finally became public Thursday in a do-or-die moment for the Republican Party’s winding efforts to repeal Obamacare. The unveiling of the 142-page […]

ICYMI: June 16, 2017

Feature Story Secrecy Surrounding Senate Health Bill Raises Alarms in Both Parties WASHINGTON — As they draft legislation to repeal the Affordable Care Act, Senate Republican leaders are aiming to transform large sections of the American health care system without a single hearing on their bill and without a formal, open drafting session. That has […]

Power. Progress. Prevention. May 26, 2017

Power. Progress. Prevention. The Foundation’s Advocacy Newsletter May 26, 2017 CBO projections of latest health care bill are bad news for prevention programs The Congressional Budget Office (CBO) Wednesday released its non-partisan analysis of the updated American Health Care Act (AHCA) that passed the House earlier this month. Unfortunately, the report shows what we already […]

Power. Progress. Prevention. May 12, 2017

Power. Progress. Prevention. The Foundation’s Advocacy Newsletter May 12, 2017 What’s next for the health care bill? The American Health Care Act (AHCA) has moved on to a skeptical Senate where it is expected to undergo sweeping changes. In fact, several senators have suggested writing their own version of the bill, which narrowly passed in the […]