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EMTALA requires any hospital that accepts payments from Medicare to provide care to any patient who arrives in its emergency department for treatment, regardless of the patient’s citizenship, legal status in the United States or ability to pay for the services. EMTALA applies to ambulance and hospital care. EMTALA was…
How can a Patient Advocate- Patient Care Coordinator help you with Obama Care- The Affordable Health Care Act? Our Advocates can help consumers navigate the marketplace of health insurance, whose unfamiliar language, fine print can confuse even sophisticated buyers. Patient Care Coordinators can help buyers through the maze to find…
The Important Role of Nurse Patient Advocates
As a nurse, being a patient advocate means to defend the rights of and be a supporting voice for the patient. Learn the roles and responsibilities of the Nurse Patient Advocate.
Patient Advocate Foundation: Our Mission
Patient Advocate Foundation is a national non-profit organization that seeks to safeguard patients through effective mediation assuring access to care, maintenance of employment and preservation of their financial stability relative to their diagnosis of life threatening or debilitating diseases.