Advocacy

Patients’ Bill of Rights
The Patients’ Bill of Rights was developed by Families USA that is a national nonprofit, non-partisan organization dedicated to the achievement of high-quality, affordable health care for all Americans.
Website: http://www.familiesusa.org/health-reform-central/september-23/

The Affordable Act’s New Patient’s Bill of Rights
Read this fact sheet to find out what rights you have under the new health care legislation, and how the new rules will help you with consumer protections.
Website: http://healthreform.gov/newsroom/new_patients_bill_of_rights.html

Disability Rights Advocacy across Topics
Website: http://www.pva.org/site/c.ajIRK9NJLcJ2E/b.6305461/k.2068/Disability_Rights_and_Advocacy.htm

Comparing Health Care Providers
The Federal government is creating tools to allow people to compare a variety of quality measures of care providers, including hospital, nursing homes, and dialysis facilities.
Website: http://www.healthcare.gov/compare/