Health : Patient and Family Support

Patient Advocate Foundation

Solving insurance and healthcare access problems since 1996

four stars

96.66

421 Butler Farm Road Hampton, VA 23666
tel: (800) 532-5274   Web Site
EIN: 54-1806317

Board Leadership
Deborah Parham Hopson, PhD, RN, FAAN
President

CEO
Alan J. Balch
Chief Executive Officer

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 96.66 four stars
  Financial 97.50 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 08/01/2018 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The mission of the Patient Advocate Foundation (PAF) is to provide effective mediation and arbitration services to patients to remove obstacles to healthcare including medical debt crisis, insurance access issues and employment issues for patients with chronic, debilitating and life-threatening illnesses. PAF is a national organization which provides professional case management services to Americans with chronic, life threatening and debilitating illnesses. PAF case managers serve as active liaisons between the patient and their insurer, employer and/or creditors to resolve insurance, job retention and/or debt crisis matters as they relate to their diagnosis also assisted by doctors and healthcare attorneys. PAF seeks to safeguard patients through effective mediation assuring access to care, maintenance of employment and preservation of their financial stability.

The mission of the Patient Advocate Foundation (PAF) is to provide effective mediation and arbitration services to patients to remove obstacles to healthcare including medical debt crisis, insurance access issues and employment issues for patients with chronic, debilitating and life-threatening illnesses. PAF is a national organization which provides professional case management services to Americans with chronic, life threatening and debilitating illnesses. PAF case managers serve as active liaisons between the patient and their insurer, employer and/or creditors to resolve insurance, job retention and/or debt crisis matters as they relate to their diagnosis also assisted by doctors and healthcare attorneys. PAF seeks to safeguard patients through effective mediation assuring access to care, maintenance of employment and preservation of their financial stability.

Financial

four stars

97.50

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 08/01/2018 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.
Overall Rating Chart
  Program Expenses
(Percent of the charity's total expenses spent on the programs
and services it delivers)
97.2%
  Administrative Expenses 1.5%
  Fundraising Expenses 1.1%
  Fundraising Efficiency < $0.01
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 2.07
  Program Expenses Growth 59.0%
  Liabilities to Assets 10.0%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Patient Advocate Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Patient Advocate Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $218,018,084
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $75,000
   Fundraising Events $148,519
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $452,801
Total Contributions $218,694,404
   Program Service Revenue $5,280,836
Total Primary Revenue $223,975,240
   Other Revenue $1,124,149
TOTAL REVENUE $225,099,389
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $183,092,022
   Administrative Expenses $2,090,904
   Fundraising Expenses $982,703
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $186,165,629
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $38,933,760
   
Net Assets $207,331,879

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title Compensation from Affiliates
$163,750 0.08% Alan J. Balch Executive Director $125,000
Other Salaries of Note
$200,771 0.10% Frances Castellow President of Operations --
$197,170 0.10% William J. Nason Chief Financial Officer --
$171,794 0.09% Andrew Weber Executive Vice President Of External Relations, --

Mission

The mission of the Patient Advocate Foundation (PAF) is to provide effective mediation and arbitration services to patients to remove obstacles to healthcare including medical debt crisis, insurance access issues and employment issues for patients with chronic, debilitating and life-threatening illnesses. PAF is a national organization which provides professional case management services to Americans with chronic, life threatening and debilitating illnesses. PAF case managers serve as active liaisons between the patient and their insurer, employer and/or creditors to resolve insurance, job retention and/or debt crisis matters as they relate to their diagnosis also assisted by doctors and healthcare attorneys. PAF seeks to safeguard patients through effective mediation assuring access to care, maintenance of employment and preservation of their financial stability.

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Charity Contact Info

Patient Advocate Foundation
421 Butler Farm Road
Hampton, VA 23666
tel: (800) 532-5274
fax: (757) 873-8999
EIN: 54-1806317

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Board Leadership

Deborah Parham Hopson, PhD, RN, FAAN
President

CEO

Alan J. Balch
Chief Executive Officer