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National Migraine & Headache Awareness Month (MHAM) this June is rapidly approaching! U.S. Pain is offering three fun, easy ways to get involved and help create awareness:

  1. Requesting a proclamation from your town or state
  2. Requesting a landmark or building in your town or state be lit up in purple
  3. Host a screening of “Out of My Head,” a documentary about headache and migraine disease.

To learn more about all three of these opportunities, check out last month’s news article. Keep in mind that the time to take action is now, as most of these activities require some advance planning.

In addition to the above, Institute for Clinical and Economic Review (ICER), an independent research organization that evaluates the clinical and economic value of treatments and tests, is assessing the new class of calcitonin gene-related peptide (CGRP) inhibitor medicines for migraines. Insurance companies will use ICER’s final report to determine if they will cover these medicines, how much the coinsurance will be, and what types of prior authorization or step therapy will be required.

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U.S. Pain Foundation is teaming up with Coalition For Headache And Migraine Patients (CHAMP) for National Migraine & Headache Awareness Month (MHAM) this June. If interested in taking part, please respond quickly to ensure your efforts are completed in June.

Here are three ways you can get involved:

MHAM Proclamation: Submit a request for a ceremonial proclamation from your state or local representatives. We’ll provide the template, instructions and support. Interested? Send an email to mham@uspainfoundation.org for more details and please include the state in which you live. Thanks to Ambassador Jeannette Rotondi for her work on this project.

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