Advocacy 2017-03-29T15:00:23+00:00

US Capitol Building

Be a Patient Advocate for Rheumatology

Policy decisions in Washington, DC can profoundly impact patient rights related to the health, wellbeing, and quality of life of individuals living with rheumatic diseases. These policy decisions can affect the cost of arthritis treatment, specialty treatments, availability of specialists, and the amount of funding dedicated to rheumatic disease research.

One of the best ways for policymakers to learn, understand, and care about these policy issues is to hear how it affects their constituents. It’s easy to take action and keep up to date on important advocacy issues that affect the rheumatology community. Use our automated VoterVoice system to send messages to your government representatives!


How to use VoterVoice to contact your representatives

  1. Click any of the federal or state issues below.
  2. Enter your email address and zip code then click “take action”.
  3. Enter your name and address then click “continue”.
  4. The system will populate with your local representative’s contact information and you may customize your signature. When you are ready, click “send message”.