Since the National Breast Cancer Coalition’s founding in 1991, our mission has been to end breast cancer through the power of action and advocacy. NBCC and our nationwide grassroots network celebrate the passage of the Inflation Reduction Act. The health care provisions in the Act will increase access to health care and lower costs for women and men with and at risk of breast cancer. While much more is needed to reach our goal of guaranteed access to quality health care for all and access to affordable and effective breast cancer therapies, we recognize the important step forward this legislation represents.
The legislation’s health care provisions will:
NBCC hopes these reforms mark merely the beginning of a much-needed shift to expanding access to health care for all and benefit patients rather than the many corporate and institutional interests in the U.S. drug pricing system that now profit from it.
Founded in 1991, NBCC is a collaboration of activists, survivors, researchers, policymakers, grassroots groups, and national organizations that have come together as disruptive innovators for social change with a mission to end breast cancer.