Awards & Accomplishments
PAF is honored to be the recipient of four distinguished recognitions throughout our almost 25 years of service.
Most recently, PAF received four national recognitions from GuideStar, Charity Navigator, Great Nonprofits and The Chronicle. While the evaluation criteria used by each vary, these distinctions signify that the level and consistency of the financial stewardship applied to donations and the progress PAF is making toward its mission is among the best in the nation’s non-profit community.
Patient Advocate Foundation Earns GuideStar’s Highest Seal of Transparency
To earn this designation PAF shared extensive metrics, including in-depth financial information; qualitative information about goals, strategies, and capabilities; and quantitative information about results and progress toward its mission. By providing this information, PAF has also demonstrated a sustained commitment to transparency in reporting.
Patient Advocate Foundation (PAF) Earns a 10th Consecutive 4-Star Rating from Charity Navigator
“Only 2% of charities we evaluate have received at least ten consecutive 4-star evaluations, adding Patient Advocate Foundation to a preeminent group of charities who are set apart from their peers, outperforming most other charities in America and consistently demonstrating public trustworthiness,” according to Michael Thatcher, President & CEO of Charity Navigator.
Patient Advocate Foundation Named “2021 Top-Rated NonProfit” by GreatNonprofits
“As PAF commemorates its 25th year of helping seriously ill patients and their families who are in a moment of crisis, we are especially honored to be recognized as a 2021 Top-Rated Nonprofit, an award based on reviews, ratings and testimonials received directly from individuals we have served,” said Beth Moore, Executive Vice President, Corporate Communications for PAF. “This recognition is particularly meaningful for our dedicated staff who work tirelessly to ease the distress patients often experience when facing health care access challenges and the financial ravages that often result from illness.”
The Chronicle of Philanthropy
The Chronicle of Philanthropy ranked PAF as one of the top 100 charities in 2019 – offering a more detailed financial picture of the organizations that are the best at fundraising.
Sixth Annual Case In Point Platinum Award: Case Management (2015)
Patient Advocate Foundation’s professional case managers were honored by Dorland Health, a division of Access Intelligence, in 2015 with a Case In Point Platinum Award recognizing utilization management programs for their case management team.
Sixth Annual Case In Point Platinum Award: Disaster Support Initiative (2015)
Patient Advocate Foundation’s professional case managers were honored by Dorland Health, a division of Access Intelligence, with a 2015 Case In Point Platinum Award recognizing social work programs for their Disaster Support Initiative. PAF’s Disaster Support Initiative was launched in May 2013 to serve patients impacted by the Boston bombing and the West Texas explosion.
Fifth Annual Case In Point Platinum Award: MedCareLine (2014)
Patient Advocate Foundation’s professional case managers were honored by Dorland Health, a division of Access Intelligence in 2014, with a Case In Point Platinum Award recognizing outstanding integrated case management through the organization’s MedCareLine division.
Fourth Annual Case In Point Platinum Awards: Case Management (2013)
Patient Advocate Foundation’s professional case managers were honored by Dorland Health, a division of Access Intelligence, with a Case In Point Platinum Award in 2013 recognizing outstanding case management organizations that are making a difference in the complex world of healthcare. This year’s award highlighted the innovation and creative work across the healthcare system that is striving to improve access, wellness, and safe transitions of care throughout the care continuum.