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ACS CAN to pursue prior authorization reform in legislative session

ACS CAN to pursue prior authorization reform in legislative session

By Erica Palmer Smith The term “prior authorization reform” sounds like boring insurance jargon, but the issue is critically important to patients’ well-being. American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) and its partners will work on legislation to address the problems that can arise with prior authorization during the 2019 session in Kentucky. ACS

American Cancer Society outlines legislative priorities

Expanding access to palliative care top goal. By: Lori Earnshaw, MD, Turner West and Kristy Young The need to improve serious illness care is particularly exigent in Kentucky because of our high prevalence of cancer and other serious illnesses and with the aging of the population. The Center to Advance Palliative Care defines palliative care as specialized care for people living with serious

American Cancer Society honors Lourdes

Lourdes’ Relay for Life Dream Team has achieved a worldwide third-place ranking for its fundraising efforts with its annual Dancing With Our Stars event. The American Cancer Society honored Lourdes at a special recognition luncheon last week. The 2013 Lourdes Hospital team, which has ranked fourth in the nation and world the past two years, raised