PatientRightsAdvocate.org Launches Nationwide Six-Figure ‘Patient Voices’ Awareness Campaign
Patients from across the nation share their personal stories to show how price transparency can be a tool for Americans to avoid medical debt.
WASHINGTON, March 23, 2023 /PRNewswire/ — Today, PatientRightsAdvocate.org (PRA) launched a new nationwide awareness campaign entitled “Patient Voices“This documentary highlights the stories and hardships of everyday Americans who have been left with crippling medical debt and financial ruin due to healthcare hidden costs.
This initial six-figure effort marks the start of a campaign to share stories from patients across the globe. The United States The ad will air on cable TV as well as targeted digital media.
In a letter to U.S. House of Representatives Energy & Commerce Chair Cathy McMorris Rodgers and Ranking Member Frank Pallone, and Health Subcommittee Chair Brett Guthrie PRA’s Ranking Member Anna Eshoo highlighted the Patient Voices campaign. This includes a 30-second TV ad That will continue in Washington, D.C.
“These are real-life stories of Americans who have been financially devastated by insufficient upfront pricing for their healthcare” said the author. Cynthia Fisher, Founder and Chairman of PatientsRightsAdvocate.org. Hidden prices in healthcare have left over 100 million Americans with medical debt. By sharing their stories, PatientRightsAdvocate.org can motivate policymakers to enforce healthcare price transparency and encourage the public to demand upfront prices. Patients and Americans will have the ability to determine actual prices, which will allow them to cut their healthcare costs and protect themselves against overcharges. This will also help avoid financial ruin.
Healthcare price transparency is not supported despite its support from 90% PRA’s latest version for Americans Hospital Price Transparency Compliance Report The rule was implemented more than two years ago and less than one quarter of the hospitals that were inspected did not comply with it. The federal government has penalized only two hospitals for noncompliance.
Click here To see the “Patient Voices“Ad Campaign.
Click here To read the letter to Congress.
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