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Governor Bredesen Declares Tennessee Patient Advocacy Day to Promote Healthcare Accessibility for All
Date:6/17/2008

know where reform is urgently needed. Fighting the illness is only one part of the struggle for these patients."

In formulating policy positions and priorities, the NPAF is guided by aggregate data collected through case management activities of its companion organization, the Patient Advocate Foundation, a national non-profit organization providing free management services, assistance and mediation for access to care, job retention, and relief from medical debt crises. PAF also offers a Co-Pay Relief program to provide direct co-payment assistance for pharmaceutical treatments to those who financially and medically qualify.

More information regarding the Patient Advocacy Day proclamation and the National Patient Advocate Foundation can be found at http://www.npaf.org. For information about the network of NPAF volunteer advocates and State Policy Liaisons, contact the NPAF headquarters in Washington, DC. Patients and families in need of mediation or case management related to a chronic or life-threatening illness can contact the Patient Advocate Foundation at (800) 532-5274 or on the web at http://www.patientadvocate.org.


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