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Action opportunity: Help us thank key Senators

Pain research federal committee meeting update

CMS proposed rule could reduce access to innovative pain management options

U.S. Pain spearheads letter to Congress, 49 organizations sign on 

Symposium offers insight into future of pain care

U.S. Pain, AACIPM team up on pain management equity symposium

Advocacy round-up

U.S. Pain joins CBD coalition

Congress includes appropriation language about the Pain Management Best Practices report!

Virtual Advocacy Day update

Good news for patients in Lousiana

Continuing to represent the patient voice–virtually

#MHAM2020: Two upcoming events, state advocacy campaign

Thank you for fighting for change

Join us as we fight for #aplanforpain!

Chronic pain approved as qualifying condition for cannabis in Connecticut

Virtual Advocacy Training Series launches

CDC announces comment period to inform update of opioid guideline

Have you written to your legislator yet?

Survey highlights vulnerabilities of chronically ill during COVID-19 pandemic

Federal appropriations requests submitted

RI: Take action to increase affordability of medical cannabis

CO: Let’s improve access to PT, OT, acupuncture, and certain pain medications

Kentucky: Two bills to take action on!

2020 state pain policy trends round-up

U.S. Pain brings 15 pain warriors to Headache on the Hill

The National Academy of Medicine wants to hear from people with pain

Pain care state bills to follow in 2020

NY: Two exciting bills would help chronic pain community

KY: Bill that would make health plans cover chronic pain treatments yet to be heard

Iowa: Bill that keeps you on your medications headed to hearing 

U.S. Pain spearheads joint letter to Congress from 30 patient and professional groups

Hearing on medical cannabis important progress; take action to ask for second hearing

Maine pain warriors: Take action on tax credit for caregivers bill

Summary of FDA listening session on osteoarthritis now available

Your advocacy made a difference in CMS’s recent decision!

Advocates continue to push for hearing on pain management best practices

Want to encourage medical cannabis research at the federal level?

Chronic Pain Patients Pinpoint the Need for Improved Methods to Assess Pain

Read U.S. Pain’s letter to the FDA

How should the FDA evaluate new medications for pain?

Pain warriors convene in Dallas for Advocacy Summit

2019 Advocacy Summit slideshow

Protect pain patients’ rights in MA

U.S. Pain Foundation submits comments to CMS RFI

CMS holds public meeting on pain and opioids, seeks public comment by Oct. 11

Cindy Steinbergs speaks about pain at CMS

This Wednesday: learn how you can fight for legislative change

Cindy Steinberg to speak at CMS meeting

U.S. Pain organizes listening session on osteoarthritis at FDA

U.S. Pain spearheads joint letter to the U.S. Senate HELP Committee

U.S. Pain Foundation reps take part in two national conferences 

INvisible Project: Migraine Edition state house tour stops in Sacramento

U.S. Pain staff member publishes op-ed on cannabis for pain

Encourage CMS to cover acupuncture

Update on the Pain Management Best Practices Task Force

INvisible Project state house tour kicks off in RI; next stop: CA

INvisible Project state house tour: Rhode Island

Do you have two minutes to fight for better pain care?

The federal report on pain management is finalized. What’s next?

U.S. Pain representatives take part in federal task force’s final meeting

Participate in the final meeting of the federal task force on pain

FDA, CDC react to harm to pain patients

Congress introduces step therapy act, state efforts continue

Pain community unites to respond to federal draft report

Voices from the Hill

CPATF submits letter on draft report to HHS Secretary Azar; docket letter planned

One month left to comment on federal recommendations on pain

Headache on the Hill brings 160 advocates to Congress

Hearing on pain makes headlines: Let’s keep up the momentum

Learn about the draft report on pain management

Help us keep the conversation about pain going at a national level

Cindy Steinberg to speak at U.S. Senate hearing on pain management

We’re breaking down patient advocacy. Are you in?

Webinar now available on new federal guidelines on pain, why they matter and how to weigh in

Deadline to weigh in on federal pain management recommendations is April 1

Federal task force calls for patient-centered, integrated approach to pain care

U.S. Pain takes part in latest NIH Interagency Pain Research Coordinating Committee meeting

New study provides more precise data on chronic pain

Director of State Advocacy speaks on panel about opioids at BIO summit

Advocacy Network launches online training series

Cannabis continues to grow backing among lawmakers

U.S. Pain Director to Serve on Pain Management Design Group

Congress agrees on opioid legislation that will likely pass this week

HHS Pain Management Best Practices Task Force holds second meeting

Take action to thank Delaware’s Governor for progressive pain legislation

Two deadlines this month to contact federal government on chronic pain

Take action on Oregon’s Medicaid proposal

New Illinois law protects families from insurance bait-and-switch

California considers medical cannabis research program

MA passes landmark legislation that includes help for pain patients

Tell Congress: Don’t punish people with pain

Pain warriors unite in speaking out at FDA meeting

States beginning to support reimbursement for alternative care

Schedule a meeting with your elected official this summer

Millions in federal funding earmarked for pain research

A Q&A about national battle over pre-existing conditions with expert and pain ambassador Dania Palanker

How self-advocacy can expand beyond your pain journey

Wrapping up the 2018 state legislative session

The federal government wants to hear from pain patients

U.S. Pain reps take part in first meeting of major pain task force

Advocates rally in Connecticut and Illinois for patient safety

Congress hard at work on major new opioid-related legislation

Two U.S. Pain representatives nominated to major HHS committees

High-level pain management task force accepting public comment

Still time to take action to increase federal pain spending

U.S. Pain outlines recommendations for CMS

Access to medical cannabis continues to expand across the country

Be the squeaky, creaky wheel

Advocate for medical cannabis in your state with a few clicks

What to expect in state legislation in 2018, and how to get involved

Help support a landmark pain research funding bill

U.S. Pain testifies on key bills in MA

U.S. Pain speaks in favor of MA bill to protect pain assessment

U.S. Pain and 31 organizations speak out against repeal of patient access act

Rhode Island embraces chiropractic care to curb substance abuse

Group aims to put patients at center of assessing healthcare value

Director of NIH speaks at top pain policy meeting

New coalition calls for balanced aproach to opioids

Coalition applauds Florida bill to prevent medication interruptions

New York adds protections for patients on biologics

Understanding the new CVS opioid policy

U.S. Pain goes international

Illinois governor signs network transparency bill into law

Despite opposition, CMS to replace pain questions on major survey

Take action to help patients affected by Hurricane Harvey

U.S. Pain Advocacy Network revitalizes national coalition

Speaking out on the ACA repeal

Opioid taxation bills raise concerns

Speaking out on health care reform

Roundtable discusses benefits of abuse-deterrent formularies

CT law to end prohibition on pharmacists sharing cost-saving information

Take action on medical cannabis access

Chronic pain organization applauds rejection of ACA repeal

Continuity of care panel raises awareness in Pennsylvania

Understanding the BCRA

NIH releases plan for pain research

Steinberg presents at NIH Pain Consortium Symposium

State advocacy update: biologics & interchangeable biosimilars

“Don’t Switch Me” campaign launches

Telemedicine: Breaking down barriers to care

NPS event provides encouraging update

Take action on proposed changes to pain assessmment survey

Iowa patients celebrate passage of fail first reform bill into law

Future of live-saving health coverage unknown to millions

Update on nonmedical switching efforts

Speaking out on federal issues

Advocating for safer medications at the FDA

Tune in to two key federal pain policy events in May

Nonmedical switching efforts continue

Sharing the stories of patients who rely on biosimilars

U.S. Pain volunteers take swift action at federal level

Responding to the ACA repeal debate

Action needed today on CMS proposal

VA restricts opioids for veterans and military service members

Biosimilars legislation sweeping across the country

Non-medical switching bills announced in three more states

200 patient groups send letter to HHS Secretary

Illinois lawmakers announce bill to enhance consumer safety protections

U.S. Pain Foundation applauds legislation to protect consumer from unfair reductions in prescription coverage

TN Patient & Provider Groups Applaud Legislation to Protect Against Unfair & Unsafe Prescription Coverage Reductions

Migraine and headache patients fight back with Headache on the Hill, Migraine Awareness Month

Learn about the bills U.S. Pain is tracking in your state

Responses needed: take a survey on an unfair insurance tactic

Pain patient rights bill introduced in MA

New York pain patients ring in the New Year with step therapy reform

Shaina Smith presents at Summit on Balanced Pain Management

NY approves medicinal marijuana for chronic pain

21st Century Cures Act becomes law