Key issues

U.S. Pain is fighting for you at the state and federal level. Below are some of the issues we are currently active on. But in order to create positive change in these areas, we need the support of volunteer advocates. 

High-quality, effective careFair, accessible insurance coverage Patient safety Innovation & researchQuality of life

Multidisciplinary, individualized care

Pain is complex, and there is no one-size-fits-all approach to treatment. We believe patients living with chronic pain deserve affordable access to individualized, multidisciplinary care.

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Fair, accessible insurance coverage

We believe it’s important to control health care costs, but it should not be at the expense of patients’ health.

Patient safety

We believe that safe care is effective care.

Innovation & research

We believe the epidemic of chronic pain requires more research funding, training, and clinical innovation.

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Quality of life

We believe patients living with pain deserve education and support, not stigma.

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