What to do if you’re not at Call-on Congress this week

While today is full of green, tomorrow we plan to turn everything BLUE. Whether you can’t make it to D.C. for personal or health reasons (or because we unfortunately sold out fast!) there’s still hope- You can join us from HOME! How to Join Call-on…

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Colorectal Cancer Patients to Congress:  Help Save Lives!

For the twelfth straight year, advocates of Fight Colorectal Cancer will travel to Capitol Hill to ask lawmakers for their support in the prevention, detection and treatment of colorectal cancer. This year, 150 advocates will travel in from all across the U.S. and Puerto Rico…

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White House Announces March is National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month

The White House has issued an official press release that shares the national proclamation recognizing March as Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month. We received a presidential proclamation in 2014 for the first time since 2001 followed by proclamations in 2015 and 2016. On June 30, 2017, alongside 14 organizations, we…

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How the Individual Mandate Repeal will Impact YOU

This week, the House and Senate passed a sweeping overhaul of the tax system that included a repeal of the Affordable Care Act’s (ACA’s) individual mandate. The individual mandate is a policy aimed at encouraging Americans to purchase health insurance by levying a financial penalty…

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How the tax reform bill affects colorectal cancer patients

The Senate and House are working to reconcile their tax reform bills this week and all eyes are on Capitol Hill. While the legislation would bring about wide-ranging changes in our tax system, it is also poised to have a significant impact on our nation’s…

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ACA Update: Trump’s Executive Order

ACA Update: How Trump’s Executive Order and Cost-Sharing Reduction Payment Announcement Will Affect Access to Healthcare Last week, with a few strokes of his pen, President Trump made a number of changes to the current healthcare system. On Thursday, October 12, President Trump signed an…

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Why We Must Support the National Defense Authorization Act

We will continue to raise our voices to protect the Department of Defense (DoD) Congressionally Directed Medical Research Program (CDMRP). Here’s why: The National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) is legislation that Congress passes each year to establish funding levels for the U.S. Department of Defense…

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All about the ACA: What happened and what we can expect next

A lot has happened in the past few weeks when it comes to healthcare legislation. We’ve seen bipartisan efforts to reform the Affordable Care Act (ACA), a failed partisan effort to repeal it, and now, President Trump has expressed the intent to sign an executive…

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Legislative Update: What’s going on with the ACA?

August recess is over and Washington, D.C. is once again back at work on healthcare. Efforts to stabilize the individual market will take center stage this week as the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP) Committee hosts the first public hearings on healthcare reform….

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