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Policy Activities

We monitor other legislative initiatives at both the federal and state levels that impact the lung cancer community.

September 26, 2012
LCA Petitions States to Adopt Benchmark Health Plans With Lung Cancer Screening

September 17, 2012
Support for the Lung Cancer Mortality Reduction Act Continues to Grow

September 14, 2012
LCA Encourages World Trade Center Health Program to Include Lung Cancer Screening

July 23, 2012
Additional $10.5 Million in Federal Research Funding Clears Another Legislative Hurdle

June 28, 2012
LCA responds to Supreme Court Ruling on Affordable Care Act

April 27, 2012
LCA Backs Effort to Create "Breakthrough Therapy" Accelerated Development Program

March 01, 2012
LCA Supports Maryland’s HB1167 Legislation

February 23, 2012
LCA Joins Public Health Coalition Advocating Tobacco Regulation

January 31, 2012
Lung Cancer Alliance Urges HHS to Include Lung Cancer Screening Services for Those At Risk as a Covered Benefit within State Health Care Exchanges

January 31, 2012
Lung Cancer Alliance Joins National Public Health Organizations Urging HHS to Require Cessation Programs as a Covered Benefit within State Health Care Exchanges

December 22, 2011
LCA Secures Additional $10.2 Million in Federal Research Funding!

December 21, 2011
LCA Asks Congressional Leaders to Support the Extension of the Therapeutic Discovery Project Tax Credit

December 20, 2011
LCA Urges Congressional Leaders to Support Increased Funding for National Institutes of Health (NIH)

December 02, 2011
Lung Cancer Alliance Thanks Wellpoint, Inc for Offering Coverage for CT Screening for Lung Cancer

November 30, 2011
More Support for Lung Cancer Legislation as Lung Cancer Awareness Month Draws to a Close