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Case Management

Case Management
Patient Advocate Foundation offers assistance to patients with specific issues they are facing with their insurer, employer and/or creditor regarding insurance, job retention and/or debt crisis matters relative to their diagnosis of life threatening or debilitating diseases. Our professional case managers and attorneys specialize in mediation, negotiation, and arbitration to advocate on behalf of patients experiencing issues with access to care, job retention and debt crisis due to their illness.

Patient Advocate Foundation provides direct case management assistance as well as the programs and partnerships listed below.

Patient Advocate Foundation/American Cancer Society Partnership

ACS
Patient Advocate Foundation (PAF) has partnered with the American Cancer Society to provide case management services to patients nationwide that have been diagnosed with cancer or are screening for symptoms of cancer. Patient Advocate Foundation provides extended services to patients experiencing healthcare issues to include insurance, debt crisis, employment, and/or out-of-pocket expenses related to cancer diagnosis and treatment.

The dedicated PAF case managers assist patients with insurance appeals, co-pays for chemotherapy treatment and medications, transportation to and from treatment, debt crisis in relation to the patient’s diagnosis, pre-authorizations, enrollment and/or eligibility for state and federal funded programs (Medicare or Medicaid), billing/coding errors, and unpaid medical debt.


Patient Advocate Foundation/LIVESTRONG Partnership

LIVESTRONG
Patient Advocate Foundation (PAF) has partnered with LIVESTRONG to provide direct case management services to patients nationwide that have been diagnosed with cancer or are in need of cancer screening. Patient Advocate Foundation provides extended services to patients experiencing healthcare issues to include insurance, debt crisis, employment and/or out-of-pocket expenses related to cancer diagnosis and treatment.

The dedicated PAF case managers assist patients nationwide with insurance appeals, pre-authorizations, billing & coding errors and assistance with unpaid medical debt to include co-pays for chemotherapy treatment and medications. We assist the uninsured and underinsured patients with accessing care and debt crisis situations due to a patient’s diagnosis. Case managers are available to assist patients with eligibility for state and federal funded programs such as Medicare, Medicaid and Social Security Disability.


Survivorship of Cancers in Underserved Populations

CDC
Patient Advocate Foundation (PAF) was awarded a grant by the Center for Disease Control (CDC). This grant is for education and outreach to underserved populations. The diseases that fall under this grant are breast, cervical, ovarian, prostate, and colorectal cancers along with melanoma (skin cancer).

View resources for these underserved populations and diagnosis

The dedicated PAF case managers assist patients nationwide with insurance appeals, pre-authorizations, billing & coding errors and assistance with unpaid medical debt to include co-pays for chemotherapy treatment and medications. We assist the uninsured and underinsured patients with accessing care and debt crisis situations due to a patient’s diagnosis. Case managers are available to assist patients with eligibility for state and federal funded programs such as Medicare, Medicaid and Social Security Disability.

View the Blood Cancer Resource Center