PAF has compiled disaster resources for those whose medical care and homes are impacted by natural disasters, including recent Hurricanes Michael, Florence and Lane and western wildfires. Search "Disaster Resources" in the National Financial Resource Directory by clicking here. ✕
A national 501 (c)(3) non-profit charity that provides direct services to patients with chronic, life threatening and debilitating diseases to help access care and treatment recommended by their doctor.
There are many reasons you might find yourself uninsured. Whether you became unemployed and can’t afford COBRA, accidentally missed open enrollment, or moved and had HMO coverage in another state, being uninsured can create a barrier to care.
Since you still have healthcare needs while in this transition, we have developed some materials to help guide you to finding quality care. There are still options for locating good care at low or no cost. The services may be received through a local sliding scale clinic, a university or teaching hospital, or through a clinical trial. We encourage you as well to reach out to the healthcare insurance marketplace as soon as possible to find out if you are eligible to enroll into a plan now. The Marektplace can help you discuss your options for enrollment in full coverage by calling toll-free (800) 318-2596 or visiting www.healthcare.gov/.
Undocumented citizens, migrant and seasonal workers face even greater challenges in accessing healthcare since this population often does not qualify for government programs and resources are scarce. The Migrant Clinicians…
"I was so anxious over losing my insurance and my case manager stayed with me through the ups and downs and made sure I was settled with solutions and a good plan." - Ruth, Missouri
"My case manager was a blessing. He was able to speak with Medicare on our behalf and get my father enrolled in Medicare 3 months early. Now my dad can finally go to the best cancer facilities in Arizona!"
"This was the best thing that has happened to me. I was ready to quit my treatments as my bills were piling up higher and I didn’t know what to do! The program lets you go ahead and get treatment when you need it."