Laurie Posted March 29, 2003 Share Posted March 29, 2003 The Patient Advocate Foundation (800) 532-5274The purpose of the Foundation is to enhance patient education about managed care terminology and policy issues that may effect coverage. The Foundation also assists in providing legal intervention services with creditors to negotiate reduction or deferment of payments during treatment and helps with legal aid referrals as indicated by patient need. The National Insurance Consumer Helpline (800) 942-4242A hotline established to answer consumer questions and provide problem-solving support as well as printed materials. The Hotline is manned by trained personnel and licensed agents from 8 to 8 EST, Mon through Friday. Cancer Treatments Your Insurance Should Cover (301) 984-9496 Describes standard and investigational treatments that should be covered and what to do if reimbursement is denied. You can order a guide from the Assoc of Community Cancer Centers. Quote Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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