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A patient advocate helps people with
health problems deal with the health care system. This includes working with
doctors, nurses, insurance companies, employers, case managers, lawyers, and
A patient advocate helps solve problems with health care,
medical bills, and job discrimination related to a medical issue. He or she
also may give encouragement and emotional support.
Current as of:
September 9, 2014
Adam Husney, MD - Family Medicine & Kathleen Romito, MD - Family Medicine
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