Category: Patient Resources

  • Payless.Health Search Engine Coming Soon

    Payless.Health Search Engine Coming Soon

    One Fact Foundation is a 501(c)(3) organization headquartered in New York City. Their mission is to transform health care across the world using open source principles. Launching soon is Payless.health, a free platform to help people understand how much they will pay for health care and a place to find guidance. A+J Patient Advocacy is […]

  • An Advocate’s Guide to Cheaper Prescriptions

    An Advocate’s Guide to Cheaper Prescriptions

    Each time a new drug is approved, it costs manufactures an average of $180,000 over a year to bring it to market. It is no surprise that these astronomical costs are passed on to consumers – we the patients. Americans spend an average of $1,300 per person per year on prescription drugs. [source: Bloomberg News] […]

  • Get Connected. Get Help. 2-1-1 Available Nationwide.

    Get Connected. Get Help. 2-1-1 Available Nationwide.

    Have you heard of 2-1-1? Covering every U.S. state, they are the local experts who make finding help easier. You can call, text, and web chat with someone in your local area to find help meeting basic needs like housing, food, transportation, and health care. Find your local network at https://www.211.org. Nevada Residents Nevada 2-1-1 […]

  • Never Go To A Medical Appointment Empty Handed

    Never Go To A Medical Appointment Empty Handed

    Before they enter the room, your doctor, nurse, or other care provider prepared for your visit. You, the patient, should be just as prepared. A visit with any health care provider should reflect a balanced conversation, a positive effort towards relationship building, and a true human-to-human understanding. It should never be one-sided nor should a […]

  • A+J Joins Find Help

    A+J Joins Find Help

    FindHelp: Connected Social Care for Healthier Communities A+J Patient Advocacy is now listed on findhelp.org, a national social care network. Individuals needing assistance in a variety of areas can search for local organizations and request services. You can view the A+J listing under Patient Advocacy & Navigation and while there, be sure to check out […]

  • Children Need Independent Patient Advocates, Too

    Children Need Independent Patient Advocates, Too

    Your Friendly Advocate recently wrote for Case Management Society of America’s official magazine about the importance of independent patient advocates for the pediatric population. Those who work in adult medicine are beginning to understand and embrace the concept of independent patient advocacy. They see the potential for increased patient safety and better health outcomes. They […]

  • Advocacy 101: A Live Interview

    Advocacy 101: A Live Interview

    Mark your calendars now for this exciting, live interview! Join Your Friendly Advocate and her special guest Nathan Say, as they discuss advocacy and what an independent advocate can do for you. Free to attend! RSVP and save your spot! Be well, Your Friendly Advocate

  • When Health & Education Collide

    When Health & Education Collide

    Advocacy crosses all sectors, but health & education advocacy often go hand-in-hand. A+J is a patient advocacy organization, meaning we work with clients and their healthcare needs. But, at its core, advocacy is applicable in any sector/industry/field. When you think of healthcare and education, there are so many links, especially for children and teens with […]

  • How to Interview a Physician

    How to Interview a Physician

    Your doctor knows a lot about you, but what do you know about them?

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