Policy Updates

The WI CCC Program’s New Website is Up & Running!

The WI Comprehensive Cancer Control Program is pleased to announce it’s website – www.wicancer.org – is officially updated and up and running! Thank you to our partners for their ongoing patience during the update process. Considerable effort was made to incorporate feedback from partners to make the website more user-friendly, dynamic, and a resource to… Read more »

Wisconsin Gets Mixed Reviews on Cancer-Fighting Public Policies

Wisconsin gets mixed reviews when it comes to supporting policies and passing legislation to prevent and reduce suffering and death from cancer. According to the latest edition of How Do You Measure Up?: A Progress Report on State Legislative Activity to Reduce Cancer Incidence and Mortality a report released by the American Cancer Society Cancer… Read more »

ACA Coverage Related to Cancer – Additional Clarifications

The US Departments of Labor, Health and Human Services, and the Treasury recently released further clarification regarding the implementation of the Affordable Care Act. Several of these clarifications relate to cancer: Coverage of BRCA Testing Q1: Must a plan or issuer cover without cost-sharing recommended genetic counseling and BRCA genetic testing for a woman who… Read more »

Policy Updates

Don’t miss the latest Policy Roundup — a quarterly update on all things cancer policy! Preview: 2019 Open Enrollment Posted on Aug 31st, 2018 The 2019 Open Enrollment period in the Affordable Care Act marketplaces will run Nov. 1-Dec. 15, 2018. Sam Austin, health policy analyst at UW’s… Continue Reading Preparing for the 2019 Legislative Info… Read more »