Coverage Access Guide is a free, easy to use, article-based educational guide for all current and future patients, created by the nation’s leading patient advocacy organization.
Topics are geared to help both novice and experienced patients prevent common insurance obstacles and enhance their overall healthcare experience. Advice and tips covered within the guide span a patient’s full journey with health insurance from initial plan selection through their usage of plan benefits. Information about patient rights and workplace benefits are also covered to help patients protect their income while facing a life-threatening illness.
Articles are divided into many consumer-focused topic categories including:
• Insurance Basics
• Key Vocabulary & Terms
• Selecting Insurance & Enrollment
• Maximizing Your Coverage
• Common Barriers – Insurance Denials
• Common Barriers – Affordability and Managing Costs
• Clinical Trials
• Interacting with Your Doctor & Insurance Company
• Understanding Disability Eligibility & Benefits
• Workplace Benefits
• Laws and Patient Protections
All articles are written by experienced case managers who work on behalf of patients all across our country. The Coverage Access Guide is perfect for insurance consumers in all states, including first-time enrollees in commercial or government-sponsored health insurance products.
This educational project was made possible by a donation from Jazz Pharmaceuticals in an effort to help patients make informed healthcare decisions now and in the future.
Patient Advocate Foundation has been helping patients through one-on-one sustained case management assistance since 1996 and has served over 697,000 patients diagnosed with life-threatening, chronic or debilitating conditions since inception. Patient Advocate Foundation has consecutively earned the top 4-star “exceptional” rating by Charity Navigator since 2010, placing it among an elite group of nonprofit organizations.
The Coverage Access Guide is available exclusively in the Apple App Store.
- Patient Advocate Foundation
- 13.7 MB
- Health & Fitness
Requires iOS 7.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.
- Age Rating
- Rated 12+ for the following:
- Infrequent/Mild Medical/Treatment Information
- © Patient Advocate Foundation
With Family Sharing set up, up to six family members can use this app.