Terry Wilcox

A passionate advocate for patients with cancer and other serious diseases, Terry Wilcox is executive director of Patients Rising, a nonprofit patient education and advocacy organization that helps patients get access to essential diagnostics and the treatments they need.


Contributor: Reform Medicare’s Payment Policy to Expand Patient Access to Nonopioids

April 17, 2022

Addressing the opioid crisis will require a strong, multifaceted approach that includes efforts to prevent addiction before it begins. By passing the NOPAIN Act, Congress can seize the win-win opportunity to reduce unnecessary exposure to opioids, while protecting—and expanding—a patient’s right to choose their own care.