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Join doctors, patients, advocates and others in the fight to preserve the doctor-patient relationship.

The Doctor-Patient Rights Project (DPRP) is a non-profit coalition of doctors, patients, caregivers, companies and advocates fighting to restore the fundamental practice of medicine and to ensure doctors, in partnership with their patients, drive patient care decisions.

The Project was founded in response to growing levels of third-party interference into the practice of medicine and the appropriate treatment of patients.

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I’ve experienced persistent insurance company denials for medications doctors have prescribed to treat my ankylosing spondylitis, a type of arthritis that affects the spine and other joints. When my doctor prescribed a dosage increase for my arthritis medication (for which there is no substitute), not only did my insurer deny the request, but they only sent the denial paperwork to my doctor and didn’t notify me personally.