The PAF Case Management Services offers free one-on-one support for patients and families to help solve real-life problems related to serious conditions.
The National Patient Advocate Foundation provides a care planning guide and other useful resources for improved health care experiences and financial aid.
Power of the Patient is a national library for Patients. Its librarians will perform Medical research for you and provide it to you in a consumer friendly form. Contact Power of the Patient Project for Library Resources The National Financial Resource Dictionary helps patients know they are not alone when dealing with healthcare needs PAF's Financial Aid Funds is an independent division of the PAF that will provide small grants to patients who meet the criteria financially and medically.
Resources in one area to programs and services provided by the government for anyone in a position to help another person.
Check out the quality of your care provider through The Leapfrog Group’s hospital ratings.
"In a country where more than 200,000 lives are lost every year because of preventable medical errors, Leapfrog is fighting to build a movement for transparency. They serve as a voice for health care purchasers, using their collective influence to foster radical, positive change in U.S. health care.
They collect, analyze, and publish health care data on safety, quality, and resource use. That means purchasers can find high-value care. And it means that real people are empowered with the information they need to make better decisions."
The Joint Commission certifies and evaluates US health care organizations and seeks to improve health care for the public. Search the links below to find more information: - Joint Commission - The Joint Commission Journal on Quality and Patient Safety - Speak Up Campaigns - TakeCHARGE - You: The Smart Patient - The Smart Parent's Guide
FFP acts as the national engine for pro bono financial planning. See below for a number of free financial planning resources for those ready to take a proactive step in improving their personal finance lives.