HAMPTON, Va., April 27, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Patient Advocate Foundation (PAF) announced today its formation of a new Electrolyte Imbalance Silo within its Co-Pay Relief (CPR) program. This new CPR program silo will provide financial support for pharmaceutical co-payments to insured patients facing clinically significant electrolyte imbalance related health problems. "Electrolyte imbalance can pose an urgent threat to a patient and can become quite serious if left untreated," said Nancy Davenport-Ennis, founder and CEO of PAF. "We are grateful for this contribution which will allow us to expand our Co-Pay Relief Program to provide financial support to patients in need ensuring access to the treatments that can restore balance to their health and markedly improve their quality of life."
Since PAF's Co-Pay Relief program was founded in 2004, it has provided more than $150 million in financial assistance to more than 68,000 patients who would have been otherwise unable to afford their pharmaceutical co-payments. The program provides this support to insured patients, including those covered by Medicare Part D, who financially and medically qualify. Its disease and treatment silos cover 15 categories, including: Breast Cancer, Chemotherapy Induced Neutropenia, Colon Cancer, Cutaneous T-Cell Lymphoma, Hepatitis C, Hormone Suppression Therapy, Electrolyte Imbalance, Non-Small Cell Lung Cancers, Multiple Myeloma, Myelodysplastic Syndrome (and other pre-leukemia diseases), Non Muscle Invasive Bladder Cancer, Osteoporosis, Pain, Rheumatoid Arthritis and Sarcoma.
For more information about PAF's Co-Pay Relief program, visit www.copays.org or call 866-512-3861.
About the Patient Advocate Foundation (PAF) Co-Pay Relief Program (CPR)
The Co-Pay Relief Program provides direct financial support for pharmaceutical co-payments to insured patients who financially and medically qualify.
The program offers innovative technology tools for patients, providers and pharmacy representatives including 24 hour web based application portals, electronic signature, document upload and bar code fax routing capabilities, increasing the speed with which an approval can be granted and expenditure can be paid. Keeping with Patient Advocate Foundation's emphasis on excellent patient service, the program also offers individualized service to all patients through the use of call counselors; personally guiding them through the enrollment process.
For more information or to contact the Co-Pay Relief program visit www.copays.org or 1-866-512-3861
|SOURCE Patient Advocate Foundation|
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