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Patient Advocacy

Patient advocates can help you navigate healthcare decisions and problems, as well as coordinate with providers. Learn about these valuable resources.
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Cost to Hire a Private Patient or Health Advocate
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How to Advocate for Yourself as a Cancer Patient
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Patients Have Certain Responsibilities in the Medical Care Field
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Weighing the Benefits of Right-To-Die Legislation
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It Can Be Difficult for a Patient Advocate to Get a Decent Paying Job
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Know Your Rights as a Patient in the American Healthcare System
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A List of Organizations That Can Educate You About Your Right to Die
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How Hospital Discharges and Readmissions Work
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Dos and Don'ts for Visiting Someone in the Hospital
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Organizations Who Advocate for Patients When They Need It
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How to Find and Choose a Patient or Health Advocate
The Centers for Disease Control.
How to Find and Use Government Health and Medical Websites
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Qualifications Needed to Become a Hospital Patient Advocate
A patient and a hospital staff member.
Health or Patient Advocate or Navigator Career
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What Happens to Your Blood, Organ and Tissue Specimens?
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Why Health Insurers Deny Coverage for Care a Doctor Recommends
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Understanding Informed Consent
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Do You Have the Right to Refuse Medical Treatment?
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Why You May Pay More if You Are Hospitalized for Observation
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Learn About the Benefits of Donating Your Organs or Body to Science
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Learn When It Is the Right Time to Call in Sick From Work
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What Patient Advocate Services Can Help You?
Triple Aim
What You Should Know About Health Care's Triple Aim