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For Immediate Release February 26, 2024 Patient Advocacy Groups Join Patients Rising to Urge Congress to Address Physician Payment Cuts WASHINGTON – Today, Patients Rising, along with 22 other patient advocacy groups, submitted a letter to U.S. Congressional...
Policy Priorities that Cannot Wait for an Election Year WASHINGTON — Patients Rising Now, a national grassroots organization representing millions of Americans facing chronic and debilitating illnesses, today sent its Must Pass for Patients List to Capitol Hill. The...
More Than 100 Patient Advocacy Organizations In Support of H.R. 485 – The Protecting Healthcare for All Patients Act
Dear House Leaders, We write as patient representatives of more than 100 patient advocacy organizations to ask each of you to support H.R. 485, the Protecting Healthcare for All Patients Act. This bill will protect vulnerable Americans by banning the use of...
From Our Patient Advocates
As a patient, I expect to be able to access the health care services I need.
“Medicare refuses to cover my tube feeds. Since my doctor is unable to show proof that I will need my feeding tube forever, they don’t deem it as necessary. Reality is, without my feeding tube I wouldn’t be here today. I need it to survive. The rules and regulations are a one-size-fits-all model for humans who are complex and unique.”
As a patient, health care decisions will remain between me and my doctor.
“It is essential to find a doctor or team who not only listens to and believes you but also respects you, it’s all too easy to get overlooked, ending up with your insurance company dictating your care. I owe my parents everything for taking me to a psychiatrist when I was six or seven and unable to function due to my intrusive thoughts and obsessive tendencies. I can’t imagine how much more painful my childhood might have been otherwise. Access to the right kind of medical care can be not only the difference between life and death, it can also be the difference between misery and a life worth living.”