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A Project to Assist the Patient Advocate Foundation in Serving Patients Experiencing Difficulty Accessing Quality Health Care Services

1 recipient will receive $149,000. This is a continuing earmark.
Year Enacted: 2005
Code: n/a
Description: This grant continues work started under prior year Congressional funding. The objectives of this project is to provide essential services to patients throughout the U.S. through professional case managers who resolve coverage and benefit issues, job discrimination issues, and debt crises matters. Services include assistance regarding preauthorization, coding and billing, insurance appeal process, access to medical procedures, therapeutics and medical devices, expedited application for Social Security disability insurance and federal health programs. Patients eligible for, but not yet enrolled in, Medicare, Medicaid or the State Children's Health Insurance Program (S-CHIP) will be assisted to enroll.
Beneficiary/Recipient Amount ($K) Program Type Address
Patient Advocate Foundation (969903426) $149 Program Management Non-Profit
700 Thimble Shoals Blvd.
Suite 200
Newport News, VA
  Comment: n/a
Source: Appropriations Statute
Reference: Public Law 108-447
Location: Specific location of the Earmark within the uploaded PDF - either a crosscutting PDF or an earmark-specific PDF. Must include the page number and line number
Method: User entered excerpt
Citation Excerpt: $150,000 is available for Patient Advocate Foundation, Newport News, Virginia, to assist the PAF in serving patients experiencing difficulty accessing quality health care services

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Last Modified: 16-Apr-2007

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