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Statement by the National Patient Advocate Foundation on President-Elect Obama's Victory
Date:11/13/2008

fits at fair and stable premiums. In recognition of this position and his additional efforts, President-Elect Obama was the 2007 recipient of the Patient Advocate Foundation's National Humanitarian Healthcare award.

President-Elect Obama has made it known that he understands the challenges American families are facing as they find themselves unable to afford or access healthcare. In his historic victory speech, he made a statement that PAF's case managers hear and relate to on a daily basis: "There are mothers and fathers who will lie awake after the children fall asleep and wonder how they'll ...pay their doctors' bills." Speaking directly on behalf of these families, we are grateful that our nation's President-Elect is in tune with their struggle.

NPAF and PAF were founded on the principle that health care is a basic human need and shared societal responsibility. Whereas NPAF focuses on policy change, PAF is a direct patient services organization providing professional case management at no charge to chronically and severely ill patients facing barriers to healthcare. Last year, PAF received more than 7.5 million inquiries for information or direct assistance contacts from such patients, of which 45,870 became full patient cases involving successful case management resolution.

On January 15, 2009, PAF will host its first briefing of the new Congress on Capitol Hill open to congressional healthcare leaders, Members of the new Administration and media. NPAF's Pillars of Healthcare Reform Proposed Solutions, as well as a catastrophic insurance research report commissioned by NPAF through George Washington University, will be featured at the briefing, and made available to the public online after January 15 at http://www.npaf.org.

For more information see http://www.npaf.org/


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