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DPAC Statement on Better Care Reconciliation Act (BCRA)

As the patient voice for 29.1 million American families impacted by diabetes, the Diabetes Patient Advocacy Coalition (DPAC) strongly opposes the Senate’s healthcare bill, the Better Care Reconciliation Act (BCRA). We stand with many other organizations, including the American College of Physicians, the American Academy of Pediatrics, American Heart […]

#Coverage2Control with JDRF


DPAC stands with JDRF as it launches its latest advocacy campaign #Coverage2Control, aimed at insurers.

Much like DPAC’s #diabetesaccessmatters campaign from last summer, the person with diabetes is the most important voice in the campaign. We are the ones […]

Congress has Cliques When It Comes to Healthcare

Cliques in Congress

Just like any large organization, you’ll find different factions in Congress that stick together on particular issues or ideology – and regardless of what you call them, they’re cliques. While some are obvious: Republicans and Democratic parties, others are less so, but still play an important part […]

Watch Me Whip, Watch Me No No – The Latest List for the ACA Repeal Vote

The Latest List of GOP members who need to hear from us.

In order for the latest American Health Care Act attempt (complete with the MacArthur amendment and supposedly minus the exemption of Congress members and their aides), the Republican party will […]

MacArthur Amendment is Bad News for Diabetes

The MacArthur Amendment gets a thumb down. The latest round of the American Health Care Act (AHCA) includes an amendment – the MacArthur Amendment and it’s bad news for those with diabetes.

DPAC has given insight in previous blog posts why the proposed […]

Advocate Anywhere for Diabetes with the DPAC App!

We are thrilled to announce that we’ve made diabetes advocacy even easier with the launch of the DPAC App.

iPhone and Android DPAC App

You’re Busy. We get that.

Many of us have to focus on diabetes daily management on top of jobs and family. […]

CALIFORNIA: Tell Your State Legislators To Support AB 447

On April 25th, the California Assembly Health Committee will hold a hearing on AB 447.

AB 447 would authorize Medi-Cal to cover CGM as ‘medically necessary’ and end the disparity of access compared to all major private health plans in California […]

5 Simple eTips to Better Know Your Congress Members

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Find Congress Members

Know your Senators and Representative. That is super easy enter your zip code here to find your elected Members of Congress. If it finds multiple possible officials for your ZIP code, you can narrow your search by entering your street, city, state and ZIP […]

American Health Care Act Delayed: What’s Next?

What’s Next?

The American Health Act, scheduled to be voted upon Thursday, March 23, 2017 to repeal the Affordable Care Act (ACA), is now delayed, as there are not enough votes to pass the bill.

As people with diabetes, we recognize that […]

How To Convince Lawmakers to Keep Pre-Existing Condition Protections

The 2010 Affordable Care Act created many protections for people afflicted by diabetes, and perhaps none is more important than mandatory coverage for individuals with pre-existing conditions.  Today, the Republicans that run Congress and many state legislatures are working to repeal the Affordable Care Act.  Millions of Americans with […]