Below is a letter from the president and founder of the US Pain Foundation. As you can see his message for call to action is very urgent as the deadline for this piece of legislation that is trying to be passed. The deadline is 5pm eastern time. Then it’s too late. As you read this please keep in mind that this important bill must be knocked down.
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To all of our friends, patients, advocates, organizations and caregivers,
I am writing to each one of you today to ask for help in NY. Today we can make a huge difference for all patients in NY. Please read below and get involved, make calls and send e mails. Lets prove that we all can and will work together for the greater good of all patients.
Below is an urgent message from the President and founder of The American Pain Asociation.
President and Founder
US Pain Foundation inc.
Your help is needed now more than ever.
Patients Are Being Adversely Affected.
Health & Safety Are At Risk.
Prescriber Prevails” protections for Medicaid has a major turning point TODAY at 5pm at the NYS Assembly & Senate Health Budget Conference Committee.
The Health Budget Conference Committee will be conferencing and discussing “prescriber prevails” today at 5 p.m.
We MUST contact legislative offices TODAY to demand protection for patients and support for “prescriber prevails” in the NYS Budget.
We are hearing that your advocacy efforts are being noticed. Let’s keep up the pressurePatients have been forced off their medications by managed care insurance companies. This is WRONG! Doctors should have the final say in medications to ensure individualized care and safety! Too many patients have already suffered. “Prescriber prevails” must be restored.
Please share this Action Alert with your membership via Email, Facebook, and Twitter. The more calls we make, the closer we get to winning this battle.
Your help is greatly appreciated. We are almost there! Thank you.Please CALL ALL Members Below and Tell Them:
Restore Prescriber Prevails for Medicaid Patients in the NYS Budget!”
Assemblyman Sheldon Silver, Assembly Speaker
Albany Office Phone: 518-455-3791
Assemblyman Richard Gottfried
Albany Office Phone: 518-455-4941
Assemblyman Joseph Morelle
Albany Office Phone: 518-455-5373
Assemblywoman Crystal People-Stokes
Albany Office Phone: 518-455-5005
Assemblywoman Joan Millman
Albany Office Phone: 518-455-5426
Assemblyman Charles Lavine:
Albany Office Phone: 518-455-5456
Assemblyman Lou Tobacco
Albany Office Phone: 518-455-4495
Assemblyman Andrew Raia
Albany Office Phone: 518-455-5952
Senator Kemp Hannon
Albany Office Phone: 518-455-2200
Senator William Larkin
Albany Office Phone: (518) 455-2770
Senator Catherine Young
Albany Office Phone: (518) 455-3563
Senator Martin Golden
Albany Office Phone: (518) 455-2730
Senator David Valesky
Albany Office Phone: (518)-455-2838
Senator Jose Peralta
Albany Office Phone: (518) 455-2529
Senator Liz Kruger
Albany Office Phone: (518) 455-2297
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