How to Talk to the Folks you Vote For (or Against)
Studies show most people believe we should control our own health records, unfortunately most people are unaware that we’ve already lost control. Patient Privacy Rights recommends the following steps to get your voice heard.
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Sign up to become Health Privacy Hero. In return, we will keep you informed of the latest developments in Congress, the media and the marketplace and make it easier for you to contact your elected officials. Let’s work together to ensure Americans control who can see and use our own health records.
Call, Write or Visit Your Elected Officials in Congress
Communicating with your Elected Officials is a great way to advocate on behalf of health privacy. To make things easier Patient Privacy Rights has written some talking points that you can use. Written to give a brief overview of the important health privacy issues facing consumers, these talking points are great to use with your doctor, friends or family as well.
Find out how to contact your Elected Officials
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Write a Letter to the Editor
The Letters to the Editor is among the most-read sections of a newspaper and you can be confident that elected officials, or their staff members, will see your letter. Letters to the Editor are free, relatively easy to submit, and can be effective way of influencing public opinion. For more information click here.