MEDICAL BILLS are the leading cause of personal bankruptcy and PREVENTABLE MEDICAL ERRORS are the 3rd leading cause of death.
American Patient Rights Association is a nonprofit consumer organization of patients for patients. APRA is dedicated to fighting for fairness and safety in health care and helping members protect their money and their lives when they seek medical care. Membership is free and open to all.
Our goal is to end the preventable physical and financial harm caused by those in the healthcare industry who put profit before patients lives, including: hospitals, pharmaceutical manufacturers, health insurers, nursing homes, and others.