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LOVED ONE SICK WITH COVID-19? A PATIENT ADVOCATE CAN HELP

June 17, 2020

The process of navigating the health-care system has become so complicated that a fairly new advocacy profession has sprung up. Patient advocates are hired guns who protect your health-care interests when you’re knocked down by accident, illness or increasing infirmity.
With the novel coronavirus...

PATIENT ADVOCATES HELP NAVIGATE HEALTHCARE — NEW YORK TIMES TIMES

August 19, 2016

After Elsa Newmyer’s surgery last year went terribly wrong, she was laid up in a hospital bed for months. Dozens of medical bills, some 30 pages long, began piling up. Her husband Larry, who had to manage the payments, was overwhelmed.
​“The health care bureaucracy is crippling,” said Ms....

ANOTHER OPTION FOR FAMILY CAREGIVERS — THE BOSTON GLOBE

January 1, 2020

Re “When care giving, own job collide” (Page A1, Dec. 27). Being ill is a huge stressor; working full time and being the caregiver of someone who is ill is even more so. Juggling work, doctor appointments, understanding the illness and finding resources are just some of the issues. The article by...