Access to Care

Want better psoriasis treatments? Speak up!

You know the saying, the squeaky wheel gets the grease?

That metaphor—that those who raise heck to get what they need—applies in Washington, D.C., too.

And in your state. And in your town hall, for that matter.

How the ACA ruling affects millions with chronic disease

Supreme Court ruling preserves access to care for millions of Americans regardless of which state they call home.

What will it take to cure psoriatic disease?

If you are living with psoriasis or psoriatic arthritis you may wonder: What it will take to cure this disease?

You aren’t the only one asking that question. Nor is it limited to psoriatic disease. Your elected officials in Washington, D.C. are asking similar questions – about all diseases. And the answers they are getting are likely to lead to some real scientific progress for our nation.

Here's one reason why your psoriatic disease treatment costs so much

The past two years have seen some pretty interesting developments in psoriatic disease treatment.

Otezla, a new type of oral drug approved last year for psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis, has been effective for psoriasis of the scalp, nails and feet. Cosentyx was approved earlier this year for psoriasis and had great success in clinical trials, with 82 percent of patients seeing 75 percent improvement and more than a quarter getting completely clear.

My ‘first date’ on Capitol Hill

A veteran volunteer recalls her rookie experience with patient advocacy and shares her top 5 tips for doing it right.

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Reinsurance and what it means for you

As states battle to shore up their health insurance exchanges, some are taking the route of reinsurance.

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A diverse coalition goes to bat for everyone with psoriatic disease

Telling our stories and making connections at the 2018 California Advocacy Summit.

We bring home a win from the annual California Advocacy Summit

Controlling out-of-pocket costs – our top priority – gains more followers. 

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Our volunteers go to Congress and make their case

On Capitol Hill Day, we asked lawmakers for more funding for research and less interference from step therapy.

Advocates join forces at our 14th annual Capitol Hill Day

You may not be able to attend our biggest advocacy event of the year, but you can still participate. Raise your voice as we push for legislative support on key issues.