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Apr 29, 2014, 11:24 ET Patient Advocate Foundation's Co-Pay Relief Program Celebrates 10 Year Milestone

In the spring of 2004, the leaders at Patient Advocate Foundation (PAF) launched a revolutionary new division that would help patients afford the...


Feb 05, 2014, 09:10 ET Patient Advocate Foundation Announces Co-Pay Relief (CPR) Support for Patients Living with Hepatitis C

The launch of the CPR Silo for Hepatitis C Patients Will Provide Financial Assistance to Patients in Need  Patient Advocate Foundation...


Oct 02, 2013, 11:45 ET Legal Network Dedicated to Assisting Patients in Complex Healthcare Cases Moves Forward with New Leader

Rich Carter from Carter & Coleman is taking on lead role  Formed nearly 17 years ago, The National Legal Resource Network (NLRN) is...


Sep 27, 2013, 09:59 ET National Network of Volunteer Attorneys Continues to Thrive After 17 Years of Assisting the Healthcare Needs of Patients

Founder of the Patient Advocate Foundation's National Legal Resource Network is handing the reins over to a new leader Formed over 17 years...


Aug 23, 2013, 09:39 ET Patient Advocate Foundation and National Patient Advocate Foundation Release User's Guide To Health Insurance Marketplaces

 The Patient Advocate Foundation (PAF) and the National Patient Advocate Foundation (NPAF), the nation's leading patient...


Aug 15, 2013, 09:26 ET Patient Advocate Foundation Launches Financial Assistance Program for Patients Battling Prostate Cancer

-- LIVESTRONG Foundation and Movember Grant Funding to Help Cover Expenses Associated with Radiation Therapy -- Beginning today, prostate...


Aug 12, 2013, 10:34 ET Patient Advocate Foundation and Susan G. Komen® Announce the Launch of a Financial Grant Program for Breast Cancer Patients

-- Financial assistance helps patients by providing funds for select support needs -- Beginning today, breast cancer patients now have access...


Jul 17, 2013, 09:28 ET Patient Advocate Foundation Receives Fourth Consecutive 4-Star Rating from Nation's Largest Independent Charity Evaluator

Near-Perfect Rating Awarded for "Financial Performance, Accountability and Transparency"  Patient Advocate Foundation (PAF) – a...


Jun 18, 2013, 17:30 ET Patient Advocate Foundation Receives Prestigious Award For Outstanding Case Management In Healthcare

Patient Advocate Foundation's (PAF) professional case managers were recently honored by Dorland Health, a division of Access Intelligence, with a...


May 08, 2013, 13:13 ET 2012 Patient Data Analysis Report Shows Rise in Number of Patients Denied Coverage from Commercial Insurers

The oldest national non-profit organization providing patients with chronic, debilitating and/or life-threatening diseases with one-on-one case...


Mar 25, 2013, 10:54 ET Patient Advocate Foundation Launches the Heart Valve CareLine, Providing Individualized Assistance to Patients Experiencing Challenges Accessing Healthcare

The Heart Valve CareLine is now available toll-free to provide one-on-one case management support for patients diagnosed with heart valve...


Dec 11, 2012, 10:00 ET Patient Advocate Foundation Receives Multi-Year Grant Donation Ensuring Direct Financial Relief to Osteoporosis Patients through the Co-Pay Relief Program

The Co-Pay Relief Program Provides Support for Pharmaceutical Co-Payments to Insured Patients in Need  Patient Advocate Foundation (PAF)...


Aug 20, 2012, 12:57 ET Patient Advocate Foundation Receives Significant Support to Aid Non-Squamous Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer Patients through the Co-Pay Relief Program

Patient Advocate Foundation Receives Significant Support to Aid Non-Squamous Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer Patients through the Co-Pay Relief...


May 04, 2012, 15:17 ET Patient Advocate Foundation Receives Third Consecutive 4-Star Rating from Nation's Largest Independent Charity Evaluator

PAF is among only 9% of all charities to be top-rated three years in a row.  Patient Advocate Foundation (PAF) – a national...


Apr 27, 2012, 09:46 ET Patient Advocate Foundation Announces New Co-Pay Relief (CPR) Offerings for Patients Facing Health Issues Due to Electrolyte Imbalance

CPR Electrolyte Imbalance Silo, launching on May 1, 2012, will Provide Financial Assistance to Qualified Patients  Patient Advocate...


Apr 24, 2012, 15:38 ET 2011 Patient Data Analysis Report Chronicles the Multi-Dimensional Health Care Challenges Seen in Patients Nationally

Patient Advocate Foundation sees a 24.3% increase in patient volume from 2010  Patient Advocate Foundation (PAF), a national non-profit...


Mar 23, 2012, 15:12 ET On Affordable Care Act's Second Anniversary, Patient Advocate Foundation Highlights Law's Benefits to Consumers

New PAF Website Provides Patients with Information on Reform Implementation Progress, Resources Available for Accessing Law's Benefits...


Mar 14, 2012, 15:08 ET Patient Advocate Foundation Launches National Uninsured Resource Directory to Assist America's Uninsured Patients and Families

Print and Online Guide Designed to Help Patients Identify and Connect With Resources The Patient Advocate Foundation (PAF) – the...


Feb 14, 2012, 10:29 ET Virginia's Cancer Patients, Cancer Care Advocates Urge General Assembly to Create Parity in Insurance Coverage for Preferred Cancer Drugs

  Advocates Encourage Passage of SB 450, HB 1273 to Provide Equality in Coverage for Orally Administered Chemotherapy Drugs...


Jan 12, 2012, 13:59 ET Virginia-Based Patient Advocate Foundation (PAF) Second Highest-Rated Charity in America According to New MainStreet Analysis of Charity Navigator Data

PAF's Perfect Four-Star Charity Navigator Rating and 69.40 out of 70 Score on Organizational Financial Health, Accountability and Transparency...


Jan 12, 2012, 13:10 ET Patient Advocate Foundation (PAF) Second Highest-Rated Charity in America According to New MainStreet Analysis of Charity Navigator Data

PAF's Perfect Four-Star Charity Navigator Rating and 69.40 out of 70 Score on Organizational Financial Health, Accountability and Transparency...


Dec 09, 2011, 17:32 ET Patient Advocate Foundation Announces $9.3 Million Donation to their Co-Pay Relief (CPR) Program

Additional Funding to CPR Program Will Serve Nonsquamous Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer (NSCLC), Breast Cancer, Colon Cancer, Rheumatoid Arthritis,...


Oct 05, 2011, 10:18 ET Virginia-Based Patient Advocate Foundation (PAF) Receives Second Consecutive 4-Star Rating From Nation's Largest Independent Charity Evaluator

PAF Outperforms Most Other Charities in America Patient Advocate Foundation (PAF) – a national non-profit organization that seeks to...


Oct 04, 2011, 09:30 ET Patient Advocate Foundation (PAF) Receives Second Consecutive 4-Star Rating From Nation's Largest Independent Charity Evaluator

PAF Outperforms Most Other Charities in America Patient Advocate Foundation (PAF) – a national non-profit organization that seeks to...


Aug 22, 2011, 10:13 ET Patient Advocate Foundation Announces Additional Support for Patient Co-Pay Relief Program Serving Breast Cancer, Colon Cancer, Hepatitis C Patients

To-Date, Co-Pay Relief Program Has Provided Over $130 Million in Direct Financial Support for Pharmaceutical Co-Payments to Insured Patients in...