In The News
- Register for the Jan. 16 webinar on insurance issues
- Our 2018 resolution is to keep fighting for you
- Michele Rice is the Joselynn Badman Ambassador of the Year
This month’s webinar will feature departmental updates and an informational presentation, “How to effectively prevent and resolve insurance coverage issues,” with Demian Fontanella, JD, general counsel for the Connecticut Office of the Healthcare Advocate (OHA). The webinars are open to volunteers and those interested in volunteering.
Fontanella will discuss tips for dealing with insurance coverage denials and how to get the best outcome. He’ll also delve into ways to prevent denials in the first place and avoid surprise bills.[...]
Dear pain warriors,
Happy New Year! Instead of our usual newsletter, we thought we’d look back at our top 10 highlights of 2017. In 2018, we hope to do even more to fight for a better quality of life for all people with pain.
Before sharing some of our successes from this year, we wanted to spotlight one volunteer who went above and beyond these last 12 months: Michele Rice. We are pleased to announce that Michele has been selected as our Joselynn Badman Ambassador of the Year for 2017. You can read more about Michele and her inspirational efforts here.[...]
U.S. Pain is proud to announce Michele Rice as 2017’s recipient of the Joselynn Badman Ambassador of the Year. This prestigious annual award honors a U.S. Pain volunteer who has gone above and beyond for the pain community. After an open nomination period, one awardee is is selected by a committee comprised of U.S. Pain staff members.
Rice has been a California ambassador since 2014 and was an INvisible Project participant in 2015, when she shared about her struggles with reflex sympathetic disorder. Since becoming an ambassador, she has continuously kept U.S. Pain information and educational materials at her doctor’s office and regularly hosts awareness tables during important campaigns like Pain Awareness Month and Rare Disease Day.[...]
A Few U.S. Pain Programs
The INvisible Project uses photography and story to illustrate the struggles of those living with pain and chronic medical conditions.Visit Site >
Learn About Your Pain
Learn About Your Pain is a comprehensive guide to the multitude of pain conditions afflicting individuals.Learn More >
Take Control Of Your Pain
Take Control Of Your Pain are patient-education days for pain warriors and care champions to learn tools to empower them to take control of their personal pain and medical journeys.Learn More>
Pain Medicine 411
Pain Medicine 411 shares credible information regarding medications.Learn More >
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Our Commitment to You
An organization created by people with pain for people with pain, U.S. Pain recognizes and validates the challenges 100 million Americans endure every day. We therefore strive to be the leading source of support for care champions and those living with pain conditions.
U.S. Pain is here to offer hope, present information, share stories and honor those whose lives have been affected by pain.