Author Archives: Alpha Lillstrom

Administration preserves patient access to certain medications

On March 6, 2014 the Cancer Policy Institute at the Cancer Support Community (CSC) submitted a letter to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) raising concerns about how a proposed change in policy could hinder cancer patients’ access to certain … Continue reading

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Announcing Cancer Insurance Checklist: Guía de Cobertura Médica para Personas con Cáncer

As implementation of the health reform law (the Affordable Care Act) continues, the Cancer Support Community (CSC) is pleased to announce the launch of a Spanish language version of the successful resource, the Cancer Insurance Checklist. This easy-to-use guide is … Continue reading

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CSC’s Cancer Policy Institute supports FDA access to user fees

On September 10, 2013 the Cancer Support Community’s Cancer Policy Institute sent a letter of thanks and support to those Members of Congress who recently introduced legislation to protect the Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) user fees from sequestration. In 2012, … Continue reading

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