What's New at the WY Capitol

As cancer care professionals who experience the challenges of providing quality cancer care first-hand, WSOS members are well positioned to educate decision-makers on how coverage and reimbursement issues affect community oncology. State and federal legislation can have a significant impact on the financial viability of local cancer programs, which is why it's so important that our members make their voices heard. 

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Legislative Developments

Early cancer detection gives more Wyomingites a fighting chance

April 15, 2023

WSOS President Amy D. Smith is featured in the Laramie Boomerang, discussing her gratitude for support from Senators Lummis and Barrasso who have championed the Multi-Cancer Early Detection Screening Coverage Act. This goal of this legislation is to bridge the geographic care-gap that many Wyomingites have in accessing cancer early detection tools.

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WSOS Joins 400+ Organizations in Support of MCED Legislation

May 5, 2022

The Wyoming State Oncology Society (WSOS) joined more than 400 organization from all 50 states to urge Congress to pass the Medicare Multi-Cancer Early Detection (MCED) Screening Coverage Act (H.R.1946/S.1873) this year. This legislation would create a pathway for MCED tests to be covered by the Medicare program following approval by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA).

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Oncology State Societies at ACCC: Snapshot from the 2022 ASCO Annual Meeting

In this clip, Stephanie Van Winkle, Executive Director of the Oncology State Societies at ACCC, gives an overview of the important work the Oncology State Societies does to empower its members around state and federal advocacy issues, and help them support cancer care delivery in their state. Join today

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