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Our new advocacy training curriculum has an interactive approach to sharing the principles of thoughtful, inclusive advocacy. With courses on ethics, story-telling and self-advocacy, our virtual classroom puts you together with national leaders who share their experience and best advice with anyone seeking change.

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News and Updates

Access to Health Insurance Minimized My Healthcare Disparities

It was after my experience with selecting an insurance plan on the Marketplace that I realized just how important the ACA is to my health.

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Patient Advocates Urge Biden Administration to Put Patients at the Center of Health Care

We look forward to working with the White House and new Administration as we advance patient protections and continue the work of reforming a health system that has long pushed patients to the sidelines.

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Patient Congress highlights the need for navigation assistance

Patient Congress was held on September 23-25, bringing together nearly 100 volunteers, advocacy partners and stakeholders virtually with Patient Advocate Foundation and NPAF staff.

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