Welcome to Patient Advocate Foundation’s Publications Library for On-The-Go Reading


Patient Advocate Foundation Corporate Brochure

Learn about Patient Advocate Foundation and its services to patients facing chronic, life threatening and debilitating illness.

Greater Understanding:  Financial Assistance & Debt Crisis

This publication provides general tips to help you maintain your financial stability during difficult financial times associated with your health.  

Greater Understanding: Interpreting Your Explanation of Benefits (EOB)

After receiving medical care, it can seem like you quickly become burdened by paperwork.  Understanding how to read  the important statements you receive from your insurance company can help you keep on top of your medical bills and care.

National Uninsured Resource Directory’s Booklet of Tips

This is a must read for any uninsured patient, as it contains expert suggestions on how to access and afford your healthcare, as well as means to gain comprehensive coverage. 

National Underinsured Resource Directory’s Booklet of Tips

Even with insurance, many patients struggle accessing and affording their needed treatment and care.   This booklet contains expert suggestions from case managers on how to prevent and resolve the most common barriers experienced by those  with insurance.

Greater Understanding:  Health Insurance for Young Adults

With the health insurance mandate now in place that requires all people to have a comprehensive health insurance policy, this guide helps young adults understand and evaluate their options for affordable coverage.

A User’s Guide to the Health Insurance Marketplaces

Understanding how the newly created online markets for health insurance work and how you can get the most out of this new tool in your state.

Navigating the Insurance Appeals Process

You have the right to appeal a decision made by your insurance company when it comes to your healthcare.   This guide will help patients understand the process and timelines associated with medical appeals for denied treatment, services or plan decisions.   Sample appeal documents are also included to help you prepare your submission materials.

Get the mobile app My Resource Search (for Android devices)

This free app on all Android devices allows you to easy generate a list of the potential organizations that may have help available to address your needs. There is no limit to the number of different searches you can perform. 

Get the mobile app My Resource Search (for Apple iOS Devices)

This free app on all Apple tablets and phones allows you to easy generate a list of the potential organizations that may have help available to address your needs. There is no limit to the number of different searches you can perform, and with 35 different categories of assistance, help is close by.  

Additional Publications written by PAF Case Managers view more of the guides attached by our professional healthcare and insurance experts at the PAF website.

Additional Publications Written by PAF Case Managers

View more of the guides authored by our professional healthcare and insurance experts at the PAF website.