National Patient Advocate Foundation
A national, non-profit patient-advocacy organization for assistance in improving access to, and reimbursement for, high-quality healthcare through regulatory and legislative reform at the state and federal levels.
National UNDERInsured Resource Directory & Financial Resource
A resource uniquely tailored to meet your individual situation encompassing financial resources, disease specific resources, location based services, employment aid and general care resources for patients that are not fully served by their current insurance. This resource also contains a list of sample questions that can be used when speaking to your providers or insurance representatives.
This online resource takes the confusion out of healthcare reform legislation and improves your understanding of the benefits you will experience as a result of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. Features include a timeline of implementation, interactive blog, helpful resources and informative media articles.
Patient Advocate Foundation’s Patient Guides
PAF’s informational brochures & patient guides, including “A Greater Understanding” pamphlet series, are all written by a team of case managers to provide you with needed information.
Legal Resource Guide for Cancer Patients
The Guide covers legal issues concerning privacy, informed consent, insurance, clinical trials, employment law, disability, liability, guardianship, estate planning, and end-of-life decisions. The Guide is intended to be an informative resource upon which cancer patients and their family members and friends can rely to answer legal questions.
Insurance Resources & Clinical Trials Tips
Patient Advocate Foundation information about clinical trials
Healthcare Reform – Understanding the Affordable Care Act Law
This central source combines news and current discussion surrounding the Affordable Care Act of 2010. This page includes a compilation of national resources and organizations that are experts within the implementation of the Affordable Care Act and references official government sources including Healthcare.gov and respected nonprofits like Kaiser Family Foundation, InsureUStoday and the National Patient Advocate Foundation.
Patient Advocate Foundation
Provides no-fee professional case management to individuals facing barriers to healthcare access for chronic and disabling disease, medical debt crisis, and employment-related issues.
National Financial Resource Directory
This resource aides patients when seeking financial relief for a broad range of needs including housing, utilities, food, transportation to medical treatment, and children’s resources. National resources that can help as well as programs in your local area are listed.
Patient Assistance Programs Offered by Pharmaceutical Manufacturers
Patient Advocate Foundation seeks to safeguard patients through effective mediation assuring access to care, maintenance of employment and preservation of their financial stability.