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Show Us How YOU #AdvocateforArthritis

Platinum Ambassador Assembly Social Campaign

Did you know that the first ever Platinum Ambassador Assembly is taking place in Washington, DC this March 12-13? There, our most highly engaged grassroots Ambassadors will gather together to be the voice for arthritis on Capitol Hill.

We’re calling on you to help amplify the voice of our Platinum Ambassador Assembly by participating virtually in our #AdvocateforArthritis social media campaign on Tuesday, March 13. On that day Platinum Ambassador Assembly participants will be on Capitol Hill to meet their elected officials and their staff in person to discuss legislative priorities like reforming burdensome step therapy practices, addressing the pediatric rheumatologist shortage, and even securing funding for research for a cure!

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California Advocates Work for Passage of Bill That Will Improve Continuity of Care When Insurance Carrier Changes

It’s not uncommon for patients to change their insurance carriers. Sometimes it’s by choice, perhaps because they find a carrier that better suits their needs. Other times, it might be out of their control, like when their employment changes. Regardless of why carriers are changed, should patients be required to restart the utilization management process with their new insurance carrier, essentially starting over and potentially undoing years of effective and consistent care? Continue reading California Advocates Work for Passage of Bill That Will Improve Continuity of Care When Insurance Carrier Changes


Advocates in Action: Arthritis Ambassadors Recruit Members of Congress

Miss-Tennessee-advocateThe Arthritis Foundation’s network of Advocates and Ambassadors were hard at work engaging members of Congress during the annual August congressional recess. Spanning mid-August to early September, the recess gives Advocates the opportunity to meet one-on-one with their representatives to encourage them to join the Congressional Arthritis Caucus, support arthritis-related legislation and fight for funding for arthritis research initiatives.
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