Policy decisions in Washington, DC can profoundly impact patient rights related to the health, wellbeing, and the 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 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.