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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 carePatient safety Fair, accessible insurance coverage Innovation & researchQuality of life

High-quality, patient-centered care

We believe patients living with chronic pain deserve high-quality, patient-centered care.

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Patient safety

We believe that effective care is safe care and that prevention is key to good health.

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Fair, accessible insurance coverage

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

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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 support, not stigma.

Related policy priorities:

  • Patient rights
  • Disability resources

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