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Advocacy

Access to Care

Avoid Coverage Disruptions for Cancer Patients

As Congress contemplates its “repeal and replace” strategy, ASTRO urges members and the Administration to be mindful of the unique needs of cancer patients. Treatments often take place over a long period of time, and it is critical that patients are able to maintain coverage so that treatments are not delayed or interrupted due to coverage concerns. This will ensure a lower overall cost of care and better outcomes for cancer patients.

Protecting Patients’ Access to Health Care

As various health care reforms and plans are discussed in Congress and as part of the upcoming elections, focus should center around protecting cancer patient access to affordable health care.

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