Patient Advocacy

Patient Advocate Foundation
Seeks to safeguard patients through effective mediation assuring access to care, maintenance of employment and preservation of financial stability relative to the diagnosis of life threatening or debilitating diseases. Provides information on:

Pediatrics

Government Resources

US Department of Health & Human Services Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
Provides consumers information on health insurance and a guide to help patients obtain higher-quality care.

Americans with Disabilities Act
Provides general information on the act as well as a Guide to Disability Rights Laws and ADA Questions and Answers.

Medicare
Find out about basic prescription drug coverage and determine eligibility.

Social Security Administration
Learn about disability benefits and supplemental security income.

The NAIC State insurance Departments
Provides consumers information on government-funded resources available in each of the 50 states.


Find A Health Care Provider

Rheumatologists

Orthopaedic Surgeons
Allows you to search by name, location and/or specialty (eg., hand, elbow, knee, etc.)

Occupational Therapists

Physical therapists

Dietitians

Counselors