Advocate Webinar Series Recordings
About the Advocate Webinar Series
Every month, the Arthritis Foundation hosts a 30-minute call to dive a bit deeper into advocacy topics. You’ll hear from special guest speakers, experts, and Advocates like you. All calls will be recorded and archived, so if you miss a call, you can always tune in later.
Ohio Prior Authorization
In this webinar, we discuss the new protections for Ohioans facing prior authorization. Megan Faust, 2017 Platinum Ambassador and JA mom shares her family's experience with prior authorization. Tim Maglione, of the Ohio State Medical Association then takes a deep dive into the new law's implementation and what patients should expect. Watch the recording.
New Ambassador Orientation
Welcome to the Ambassador Program. As a member of this grassroots program, you will receive a monthly newsletter, participate in a webinar every other month, and most importantly have a new platform to share your story. Watch this recording to learn the basics that will set you up for success as an Arthritis Foundation Ambassador.
November Ambassador Briefing
Watch the recording of our November Ambassador Briefing to join us in celebrating our 49 Platinum Ambassadors for 2017. During the briefing, we discussed our federal and state work plans, our upcoming Platinum Ambassador Assembly (March 12-13) and our November and December Ambassador Activities. Watch the recording.
Open Enrollment: What You Need To Know
It’s open enrollment - which means it's time to select your health care! Watch this recording to learn the tips and tricks that will make your 2018 enrollment a breeze. If you have questions you'd like to ask live, join the Arthritis Foundation's twitter chat on November 9 at 12pm eastern time.
Junior Ambassador: October 2017 Briefing
Learn about the monthly upcoming activities and how to send a letter to your elected officials. Watch the recording.
Junior Ambassador: New Orientation
Legislation Across the Nation
Listen to our update on our 2017 state legislative victories and a preview of what's coming up in 2018! Thanks to your hard work in sharing your stories, we have broken down barriers to care across the nation. Join us for a look back on how far we have come in advocating for arthritis, helping to secure 16 legislative victories to date this year alone, and what it means for the road ahead. Watch the recording.
Juvenile Arthritis and Its Impact
July is Juvenile Arthritis Awareness Month! Watch our July Advocate Webinar Series event on JA advocacy. This webinar featured guest speakers Maria Floyd of the Ambassador program and Lily Byrne of the Junior Ambassador program. They shared their arthritis stories and talk about how advocacy has played a role in their lives. We also discussed the Juvenile Arthritis Conference and ways to get involved in JA advocacy from home. Watch the recording.
Health Care Reform and What It Means for You
In this Special Edition of our Advocate Webinar Series, the Arthritis Foundation and the American College of Rheumatology join forces to discuss health care reform, where we are now, what to expect, and the impact of these bills on the arthritis community. Watch the recording.
Recruiting at Local Events
Join the Advocacy and Access team and Platinum Ambassador Heidi Barrett to learn the best tactics for recruiting new Advocates and Ambassadors in your local communities! Watch the recording.
State Capitol Days: What to Expect
Join the Advocacy and Access team for a closer look at State Capitol Days. You'll learn what to expect when you attend an event and how you can get involved! Watch the recording.
The Power of Social Media
Join the Advocacy and Access team and Ambassador Anna Legassie for a lesson on the Power of Social Media! Watch the recording.