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How the Affordable Care Act Affects Colorectal Cancer

How the Affordable Care Act Affects Colorectal Cancer

As a colorectal cancer survivor, advocate, caregiver, or family member, it is important that you understand how the Affordable Care Act (ACA) will affect access to screening. The ACA extends not only to the health insurance industry, but also to prevention and wellness programs throughout the country. Both the expansion of health coverage and the funding of prevention programs have potential to affect significantly the screening and treatment of colorectal cancer. At Fight Colorectal Cancer, we believe that colorectal cancer is a national priority, and screening access should reflect that. Expanded Coverage Currently, lack of health insurance among the adult population is a key reason that just over half of

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