Patient Advocate Foundation and Jeff Gordon's Children's Foundation Join Forces to Help Children Experiencing Healthcare Challenges

A new partnership allows additional support for pediatric cancer patients and their familiesto overcome healthcare challenges.

Mar 03, 2014, 11:19 ET from Patient Advocate Foundation

HAMPTON, Va., March 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Patient Advocate Foundation (PAF) is pleased to announce the receipt of a contribution from the Promise Circle of the Jeff Gordon Children's Foundation that will have direct and immediate impact for our nation's youth dealing with cancer.   As a measure of confidence in the high-quality individualized case management services provided to children in need the Jeff Gordon Children's Foundation is providing assistance geared to help PAF alleviate healthcare challenges faced by children and their families across the nation.

Core to the mission of Jeff Gordon's Children Foundation is a commitment to improve access to needed medical treatment for children and bolster the family support programs that improve a patients quality of life during treatment.   PAF has a proven  history of providing quality services to chronically ill children and their families in which its professional case managers successfully resolve complex issues that  frequently obscure access to medical services.   "By alleviating common hurdles faced by many families of children with cancer,  including those issues surrounding insurance and financial debt crisis, PAF and Jeff Gordon's Children's Foundation are working to improve access and ensure no child is prevented from getting  care, " stated Beth Patterson, President of  Mission Delivery for PAF.  "We are extremely honored to receive this charitable donation and to further our commitment  to ensure children and their families get the support they need."  The funds will help sustain the quality patient services provided  to pediatric and young patients and help meet the increased demand from the patient community.

Patient Advocate Foundation served a total of 109,147 patients last year throughout all 50 states.   PAF is a national non-profit organization that provides sustained case management services to patients who are facing healthcare access issues as a result of their diagnosis of a chronic, life threatening or debilitating illnesses.   

CONTACT: Rebecca Reid

SOURCE Patient Advocate Foundation