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NBCC Advocates Secure New MBCACA Cosponsors

May 1, 2024

Using the power of media, NBCC advocates across the country are urging their elected officials to cosponsor the Metastatic Breast Cancer Access to Care Act (MBCACA)– and are succeeding.

The MBCACA (H.R. 549; S.663) would waive the lengthy and arbitrary waiting periods for Social Security Disability Insurance benefits (5 months) and Medicare (24 months) faced by eligible individuals with metastatic breast cancer.

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