Financial assistance and counseling Patient Advocate Foundation (PAF) www.patientadvocate.org In all 50 states
Assistance resolving obstacles to health care access including those related to pre-authorization of treatment; appeals processes with insurers; coordination of benefits; expedited applications to Social Security Disability, Medicaid, and Medicare programs; and mediation to resolve medical debt crisis. Case management provided to uninsured patients to negotiate medical care from point of detection through completion of treatment. A Co-Pay Relief Program provides financial assistance to patients. 1-800-532-5274 (toll free)
help@patientadvocate.org
Housing ACS’ Hope Lodge www.cancer.org/docroot/SHR/content/SHR_2.1_x_ Hope_Lodge.asp 22 locations in 18 states including Puerto Rico
Temporary housing for patients during treatment
1-800-ACS-2345


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