Find the resources that best fit your needs. The links to the organizations below will take you to their original content which is not the property of JKPPA.
The Joint Commission
The Joint Commission certifies and evaluates US health care organizations and seeks to improve health care for the public. Click the links below to find more information:
The Power of the Patient Project
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.
Prepare For Your Care
Prepare For Your Care discusses end of life planning and provides downloadable Advance Directive forms for each state in English and Spanish on which you may designate the individual you want to make decisions for you and provide directions for your end of life care
Enrolling in Health Insurance
The Medicaid Government Website
The Medicare Government Website
"HealthCare.gov is a health insurance exchange website operated by the United States federal government under the provisions of the Affordable Care Act or ACA, commonly referred to as “Obamacare”, which currently serves the residents of the U.S. states which have opted not to create their own state exchanges" (HealthCare.gov., n.d.).
Official Health Insurance Marketplaces
Connecticut: Access Health CT
Delaware: Choose Health Delaware
New Jersey: Get Covered NJ
New York: NY State of Health
The ACA Plan Guide takes you through four key steps that will help you select the Health Plan on the Health Insurance Market
The Medicare Plan Guide takes you through 4 key steps to help you find the best Medicare coverage for yourself
Safety Net Services and Support
Patient Advocate Foundation Services
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 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
Care Planning Conversation Support Tools
Creators of Hello, a conversation game talking about living, dying, qualities of life, and what matters most
Dedicated to helping people talk about their wishes for care through their end of life
Sheets with tips to help you prepare for your doctors appointments
Breast & Ovarian Cancer
Sharsheret improves the lives of Jewish women and families living with or at increased genetic risk for breast or ovarian cancer through personalized support and educational outreach. Although their expertise is in young women and Jewish families as related to breast cancer and ovarian cancer, Sharsheret programs serve all women and men.
Additional Support Tools
Free resources for individuals who require support with financial planning
Palliative care focuses on maximizing quality of life for patients and caregivers and is appropriate at all ages and any disease stage. The resources provide information on holistic care available.
The Vision and Mission of Jeff Kornblau Partners for Patient Advocacy, “JKPPA,” is to give patients a voice in their health care concerns, experiences and decision making - an individual and collective voice that will be heard.