Are you from Oregon? You may be losing a very important tool to help you survive cancer. Please stand up to keep providing Medicaid coverage of FDA approved comprehensive genomic sequencing. Many lives depend on it!
OREGON CALL TO ACTION!
The state of Oregon Health Authority Health Evidence Review Commission (HERC) recently released proposed guidance to not provide coverage for the use of FDA-Approved Next Generation Sequencing (NGS) tests for cancer patients in the state with Medicaid.
- Anna Pugh, LUNGevity Foundation Director of Public Policy Initiatives, at firstname.lastname@example.org or 240-454-3105 or
- Cindy Langhorne, Caring Ambassadors Lung Cancer Program Director at email@example.com or 503-632-9032 ext. 1.
A copy of the comments submitted by LUNGevity Foundation to the HERC can be found here.
Thanks to Matt Ellefson at SURVIVEiT! for helping to make this need known.