Patient Rights Assistance

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    Taxonomy Code: FT-6200

    Programs that provide information, education, advocacy and/or other forms of legal assistance which relate to the rights of people who are patients in a health or mental health care facility, who are residents of convalescent or other long or short-term care facilities including adult residential care homes, or who are incapacitated and are being cared for at home by family members. Services may also be available to significant others of these individuals.

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    Service NameDescriptionLocationProgramAgency
    FAMILY CENTERED PATIENT ADVOCACY TRAININGOffers a two hour training session for patients or advocates to help prepare individuals for hospitalization, understand the healthcare system and cope with a medical diagnosis. Call for more information.NassauFAMILY CENTERED PATIENT ADVOCACY TRAININGPULSE OF NEW YORK, INC.
    HARD-TO-PLACE/HARD-TO-SERVE INITIATIVEWorks with state and local agencies and parents to identify and resolve interagency issues and jurisdictional disputes that impede access to services for children and youth who are hard-to-place and hard-to-serve because of their multiple disabilities.HARD-TO-PLACE/HARD-TO-SERVE INITIATIVENEW YORK STATE COUNCIL ON CHILDREN AND FAMILIES
    METROPOLITAN REGION-CENTRAL ISLIP OFFICEProvides information and resources to assist consumers regarding unresolved issues concerning a hospital stay, nursing facility, or home nursing care. Assistance is case specific. Also provides a description of regulatory over-sight structure of assisted living housing and programs. Does analysis of demographic information and service utilization patterns. Offers such information for program development and planning, offers recommendations for resident health and safety quality of care, options for developments, and program financing.SuffolkMETROPOLITAN REGION-CENTRAL ISLIP OFFICENEW YORK STATE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH
    OASAS CLIENT ADVOCACY UNITClarifies client rights and responsibilities. Offers assistance with client grievances or questions about treatment. Phone access preferrable.OASAS CLIENT ADVOCACY UNITNEW YORK STATE OFFICE OF ALCOHOLISM AND SUBSTANCE ABUSE SERVICES
    OMBUDSERVICEFunctions to resolve concerns/complaints of nursing home, adult home, and assisted living residents and their families. Acts to protect patient rights, legislative advocacy, advocates for systems change, and assists community with placements. Trains volunteers to work with administrators and staff, residents and families, to help resolve difficulties. Call for further information.NassauOMBUDSERVICEFAMILY AND CHILDREN'S ASSOCIATION
    PATIENT ADVOCATE FOUNDATIONA 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.PATIENT ADVOCATE FOUNDATIONPATIENT ADVOCATE FOUNDATION

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