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What Does an Approved Pre-Authorization Mean?

In this article, we discuss how a pre-authorization is a restriction placed on certain medications, tests, or health services that require your doctor to first check and be granted permission before your plan will cover…
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Seeking Out-of-Network Care

For the cardiovascular community, this publication will teach you about the potential results when going out of network, and when using an out-of-network provider may be your best option.
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Should I Always Use My Insurance?

This publication created for the cardiovascular community highlights two scenarios and the pro's and con's of using and not using your insurance.
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Negotiating Medical Costs

This publication, designed for the cardiovascular community, offers cost-saving tips to try before your doctor visit.  These techniques will help to stretch your dollar when managing medical costs.
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Exploring Drug Tiers and Exceptions

This publication designed for the cardiovascular community explains drug tiers and how health plans communicate to patients how much a specific prescription drug will cost.
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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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GuideStar

Patient Advocate Foundation has consistently earned the GuideStar Platinum Seal of Transparency, the newest and highest level of recognition offered by the worlds largest source of nonprofit information. The platinum rating recognizes transparent reporting focused…
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PAF Achieves GuideStar’s Platinum Status for 2019

Earning this Independent Seal of Transparency Allows Donors to Focus on Progress and Results Patient Advocate Foundation (PAF) earned the 2019 Platinum GuideStar Nonprofit Profile Seal of Transparency, the highest level of recognition offered by…
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2018 Annual Impact Report

This retrospective report, released in Summer 2019, details the organizational achievements and impact for the 2018 calendar year via statistics documenting disease, issues, resolutions, geography, insurance status and demographics that contribute to the development of…
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Breast Cancer & Metastatic Breast Cancer Focus Groups

When our founder, Nancy Davenport-Ennis became motivated to act on behalf of patients, it came as a result of assisting a close friend who had been diagnosed with stage 4 breast cancer at 37 years…
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