Patient Advocate Foundation

Free help, guidance, advice, and advocacy for people with life-threatening or chronic illnesses. Free case managers will help you find the right solution.

Forms / Letters / Legal Documents

YOU ARE VIEWING A PLACEHOLDER PAGE; (Documents under review, and released by (1/1/2021) Alphabetical Index (F=Form / LD=Legal Document / SL= Sample Letter) LD – Advanced Medical Directive SL – Appeal Insurance Claim Denial LD – Do Not Resuscitate (DNR) LD – Durable Medical Power of Attorney LD – Health Care Proxy F – HIPAA Authorization LD … Continue reading Forms / Letters / Legal Documents

Winning Health Insurance Coverage Denials

Last Revised: 02/12/2019 If you know someone who needs help with their health care finances, you can help them by sharing this link to free resources that are available for anyone. How do you know if your claim for treatment was denied? An Explanation of Benefits (EOB) which is sent to you by your insurance … Continue reading Winning Health Insurance Coverage Denials

Patient Guidelines: Managing Medical Costs

Last Revision: 03/26/2021 No matter if you’re rich or poor, the cost of quality health care should not lead to personal decisions that put your health at risk. In most cases help is available. Start Lowering Costs by… Talking with your doctor about your financial goals as soon as possible. Understanding your health insurance coverage … Continue reading Patient Guidelines: Managing Medical Costs

A to Z ….GETTING RESULTS FROM HEALTH INSURANCE PROVIDERS

Need Free Help Fast? For no fee (0$)) you can contact the Patient Advocate Foundation (PAF) to help you solve your insurance issues. The PAF employs case managers to help people with financial, insurance, and employment related issues relating to chronic, debilitating, and life-threatening illnesses. You can contact the Patient Advocate Foundation by calling 1-800-532-5274, … Continue reading A to Z ….GETTING RESULTS FROM HEALTH INSURANCE PROVIDERS

Prescription Drug & Financial Assistance Programs

Last Revised: 08/16/2020 100+ medical funding sources; click or call. Plus, direct links to search for prescription drug assistance program listed on Medicare’s website, and for every State. You can also explore medical fundraising services and how to win health insurance coverage denials. Need More Help? Complete and submit the form after the list of … Continue reading Prescription Drug & Financial Assistance Programs

11 Essential Tips for Consumers to Get High Quality Healthcare

1. Be involved in all parts of your healthcare. 2. Ask questions whenever you are unsure of anything related to your healthcare. 3. Find out how much you will be expected to pay before appointments, tests, and treatments are started. 4. Request copies of your test results, doctor’s notes, and medical record when you check … Continue reading 11 Essential Tips for Consumers to Get High Quality Healthcare

Section 4 – Dr. Me; Working with Insurance Providers

Need Free Help Fast? For no cost, you can contact the Patient Advocate Foundation (PAF) to help you solve your insurance issues.  The PAF employs case managers to help people with financial, insurance, access, and employment-related issues relating to chronic, debilitating, and life-threatening illnesses. You can contact the PAF by calling 1-800-532-5274, by email at … Continue reading Section 4 – Dr. Me; Working with Insurance Providers