Patient Advocate Foundation believes in ensuring patients are aware of the services provided by PAF and its partners, and that all patients are able to access the help they need in a medical crisis. As part of our outreach efforts, we share information about PAF’s services, partner services, services offered by local, state and federal organizations as well as helpful tips and articles from a variety of sources. To accomplish this goal, PAF participates in numerous outreach-focused events throughout the U.S. each year.
A Health Care disparity is a lack of medical services in certain populations in the United States. A healthcare disparity involves those groups affected due to their race, religion, and/or their socioeconomic status. Lack of insurance, financial reasons, a cultural belief and language barriers can impede access to health care. Patient Advocate Foundation provides direct case management assistance and outreach to those populations.
PAF provides assistance to African American communities through case management services and outreach. The Patient Advocate Foundation African American Outreach Program and its case managers are available to provide assistance to members of African American communities who have high risk medical conditions and are finding it difficult to access needed medical services.
National Hispanic/Latino Outreach
The Patient Advocate Foundation provides direct case management assistance and Outreach to the Hispanic/Latino Communities. The Patient Advocate Foundation National Hispanic/Latino Outreach Program and its bi-lingual case managers are available to provide assistance to members of Hispanic/Latino communities in the United States who are having problems accessing health care.
The Patient Advocate Foundation understands our aged and disabled population is extremely fragile. The Patient Advocate Foundation Senior Services Department provides direct case management services and outreach to the Senior and disabled populations who need assistance understanding Medicare benefits, such as Advantage Plans and Medicare Part D enrollment assistance; and all issues related to accessing to healthcare.
Breast Cancer Outreach
Working specifically with breast cancer organizations, including Susan G. Komen For The Cure, PAF participates in many disease specific outreach events geared towards bringing additional awareness on prevention, treatment and helpful organizations to patients with breast cancer.