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 10/01/2017 and includes data from FY2016, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Learn more about how we calculate the overall score and rating.

Financial

four stars

97.50

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 10/01/2017 and includes data from FY2016, 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)
95.2%
  Administrative Expenses 2.5%
  Fundraising Expenses 2.1%
  Fundraising Efficiency < $0.01
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 3.14
  Program Expenses Growth 17.8%
  Liabilities to Assets 6.7%
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 $155,891,152
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $162,500
   Fundraising Events $234,101
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $671,759
Total Contributions $156,959,512
   Program Service Revenue $3,302,498
Total Primary Revenue $160,262,010
   Other Revenue $712,057
TOTAL REVENUE $160,974,067
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $66,863,193
   Administrative Expenses $1,194,927
   Fundraising Expenses $1,169,671
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $69,227,791
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $91,746,276
   
Net Assets $170,193,997

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title Compensation from Affiliates
$163,534 0.23% Alan J. Balch Executive Director $125,000
Other Salaries of Note
$192,679 0.27% Frances Castellow President of Operations --
$182,210 0.26% William J. Nason Chief Financial Officer --

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

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