The Affordable Care Act (ACA) has provided health insurance coverage—and therefore access to health care—for many cancer survivors who were previously denied insurance coverage due to their preexisting condition. Individuals who in the past had to forgo or delay cancer treatment because of a lack of health insurance now have access to care, thanks to insurance they purchased through ACA exchanges. Additionally, cancer survivors, who previously had to sacrifice monitoring and treatment of the late and long-term effects of cancer and cancer treatment, can access care.
– NCCS Comment Letter
In our letter, we outlined our concerns with the proposed rule and the potential for reducing enrollment and access to coverage.
Read the full letter below or download here.