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.
Insurance plans that offer prescription coverage will contain a medication formulary, which is the list of medications covered by your plan. The formulary also provides the maximum dosage and quantity limits for each medication as well as the additional steps that may be required to access certain medications.
The Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA) provides certain workplace protections to qualified employees to help preserve income when out of work. Learn more about this federal law, if it applies to you and other common questions patients often have.
If you’ve been making frequent trips to your doctor's office or the hospital, chances are you’ve seen a recent onslaught of medical invoices and Explanation of Benefits (EOBs) begin to flood your mailbox. Although it may seem overwhelming, it’s important that you open, read, understand and store you medical bills in an easy-to-access place. If you start off organized, it’s easier to reference medical papers should there be any discrepancies.
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. This marks the eighth consecutive year that PAF has been awarded this highest possible rating, a level of consistency achieved by only 2% of all charities evaluated. Charity Navigator is the largest national nonprofit evaluator in the US. Their ratings of thousands of charities across the country are meant to show donors how efficiently a charity will use their support, how well a charity has…