The Financial Navigation Program operated by Patient Advocate Foundation (PAF) in partnership with Cincinnati Cancer Advisors’ (CCA) is a free patient support hotline and an extension of CCA’s commitment to provide free consultative oncology services to cancer patients in the Greater Cincinnati area. In addition to a free second opinion from an expert medical oncologist, patients with all cancer types can receive free navigation assistance with financial and practical concerns through CCA’s innovative partnership with the Patient Advocate Foundation.
PAF’s Financial Navigation Program staff work alongside patients, their providers and/or community contacts by providing personalized help to remove insurance and financial access barriers of cancer patients. Financial Navigation is part of the MedCareLine division operated by Patient Advocate Foundation.
About Patient Advocate Foundation
Patient Advocate Foundation (PAF) is a national 501 (c)(3) non-profit organization which provides professional
case management services to patients with chronic, life threatening and debilitating diseases.
Established in 1996, Patient Advocate Foundation assists patients who have been diagnosed with serious illness overcome healthcare access barriers. PAF provides in-depth assistance through personalized case management, financial support, and connection to critical community resources. PAF serves uninsured and insured patients
across the country at no charge to help overcome and resolve insurance-related and financial obstacles that impact
Patient Advocate Foundation has been consecutively recognized as a 4-star charity by Charity Navigator, the country’s
premier independent charity evaluator. For more information about Patient Advocate Foundation and their full mission
to improve health access to all patients, visit www.patientadvocate.org
About Cincinnati Cancer Advisors
Cincinnati Cancer Advisors (CCA) mission and philosophy is Great Care Begins with a Great Plan. The days following a cancer diagnosis can stir feelings of uncertainty, urgency and apprehension. Cincinnati Cancer Advisors exist to improve the care of cancer patients seeking a second opinion so that they walk away with a thorough understanding of their diagnosis and confidence in their plan of care.
CCA believe that great care begins with a great plan and in doing so they hope to take those feelings of chaos out of a cancer diagnosis through our team-oriented, mission-driven approach to making second opinions more accessible. More information and how to request a second opinion is available at https://www.cincinnaticanceradvisors.com.