Patient Advocacy: What is it and why you might need it.
Updated: May 12, 2021
My goal is to empower you to reach your health goals by accompanying you as you navigate our complex healthcare system. Allow me to help you express your voice and concerns to your medical team to ensure best-in-class outcomes. My role is informational and facilitates better communication, which can contribute to better results.
Here is a sampling of commonly requested services:
Support you to promote your rights as we navigate through the healthcare system
Ensure you are informed and confident about the decisions you are making and assist you in achieving the best overall health outcome
Facilitate Doctor-patient communications
Provide bedside support and companionship when you are in the hospital
Oversee any patient safety concerns
Partner with you on any treatment or discharge options that need to be researched
Assist you in understanding your insurance coverage and remedying billing issues
Help understand your bills and claims and what you are responsible for financially
Accompany you to doctors' appointments (in person or virtually) and establish goals with your providers
Computer/technical support in navigating your patient portal
Provide compassion during overwhelming health situations/help establish goals for yourself
Assist clients in keeping track of and understanding medications and procedures
If you need a service that is not listed above, let's have a conversation to see if I can serve you or refer you to a colleague.
NancyFeeneyBCPA@gmail.com (617)710-0788 www.PatientAdvocacyAssociates.com