PATIENT ADVOCATE FOUNDATION

 
General Information
Description of AgencyA national organization that serves as a liaison between the patient and their insurer, employer and/or creditors to resolve insurance, job discrimination and/or debt crisis matters relative to their diagnosis. Seeks to safeguard patients through mediation assuring access to care, maintenance of employment and preservation of financial stability. Provides legal consultation and referral services for patients facing denial of insurance coverage, employment discrimination and need for negotiating support with public assistance programs. In situations of health crisis, careworkers offer free help in resolving issues. Website offers online request-for-help capability and has a directory of prescription drug patient assistance programs that offer medicines free of charge to physicians whose patients might not otherwise have access to necessary medicine.
Geographic AreaNassau, Suffolk
Agency TypeNonprofit
 
Contact Information
Contact's NameDr. Alan Balch
Contact's PositionChief Executive Officer
Physical Site Address 1421 Butler Farm Road
Physical Site City, State, ZipHampton, VA 23666
Mailing Address 1421 Butler Farm Road
Mailing City, State, ZipHampton, VA 23666
Main Phone(800)532-5274 (Toll Free)
Fax(757)873-8999
Emailhelp@patientadvocate.org
Web Addresswww.patientadvocate.org
 
Additional Information
Volunteer OpportunitiesYes
Last UpdateMar19
 
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