Resources

Find the resources that best fit your needs.  Information pulled from other organizations are credited for, as we do not take credit for the usage of others content. 

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

National Patient Advocate Foundation

The National Patient Advocate Foundation provides a care plan that will allow you to identify and share everything needed to have a better, quality, health care experience through their care planning guide.

Enrolling in Health Insurance

Medicaid

The Medicaid Government Website

Medicare

The Medicare Government Website

Healthcare

"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

Pennsylvania: Pennie 

National Patient Advocate Foundation

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.

Social Security Administration

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

Common Practice

Creators of Hello, a conversation game talking about living, dying, qualities of life, and what matters most

The Conversation Project

Dedicated to helping people talk about their wishes for care through their end of life

NPAF Can We Talk Resources

Sheets with tips to help you prepare for your doctors appointments

Additional Support Tools

Foundation for Financial Planning

Free resources for individuals who require support with financial planning

Get Palliative Care

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.