Access to health insurance, prescription drugs, and the choice to receive long term care services at home rather than in an institution are crucial issues for persons with MS.
We believe real people should have a real impact on remforming the health system, starting with access to care for those who need it. Our activism successes happen when people with MS Speak out on issues important to them.
Public policy progress is made when citizens and legislators work together to identify needs in communities and to address them in a positive way.
These are some helpful tools to successful advocacy.
- What is Advocacy?
- Understanding the Legislative Process
- Talking with Legislators
- Keys to a Successful Visit