Making Sense of the Different Types of Plan Structures

This article discusses five types of insurance plans to help you better understand them. Knowing how each is structured will help you choose the right plan for you or your family.
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Migraine Matters

Patient Advocate Foundation is excited to share its expertise surrounding the challenges patients with migraine disease experience when it comes to financial stability, medical debt crisis and insurance products, all delivered in a new tool…
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Starting The Conversation On Costs With Your Doctor

This article explains how sometimes even with insurance, the costs associated with healthcare can be more than you expect or budget for.
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Filing a Formulary Exception

Designed for the cardiovascular community, this publication offers tips to insured patients who are facing uncovered medication needs and how to ask their insurance company to cover it through a formulary exception request.
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Exploring Drug Tiers and Formulary Exceptions

Your insurer’s drug list of covered drugs, known as a formulary, is the first step when working to save costs on your meditations.   This piece discusses the basics of how drug formularies are organized and…
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Resource Directory Built for Metastatic Breast Cancer Community

Directory supports patients’ specific needs in a fast and user-friendly manner Patient Advocate Foundation (PAF) has launched the Metastatic Breast Cancer Resource Directory, a new patient-friendly search tool designed to provide critical nonprofit, community and…
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PAF Earns a 10th Consecutive 4-Star Rating from Charity Navigator

Exceptional designation sets patient-focused nonprofit apart from its peers.  Patient Advocate Foundation, a national nonprofit committed to helping patients diagnosed with chronic and life-threatening diseases overcome healthcare access obstacles, has received Charity Navigator’s esteemed 4-star rating.…
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Patient Advocate Foundation Patient Privacy Policy

Patient Advocate Foundation (“PAF”) is committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. This patient privacy policy discloses the privacy practices for Patient Advocate Foundation. This privacy policy applies solely to information collected by PAF,…
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Family Medical Leave

This publication describes that FMLA is a federal law passed in 1993 that allows workers with a serious health condition to take 12 weeks of leave away from their job without losing their job.  Learn…
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