California Office of the Patient Advocate, opa.ca.gov

Foundation for Health Coverage Education, coverageforall.org

Partnered for Progress (323) 930-5422

No insurance

healthins.org

selfemployedcountry.org

needymeds.com

pparx.org

Durable Power of Attorney: http://www.pamf.org/preventive/PAMF_AdvanceDirective.pdf

California Women’s Law Center/Breast Cancer Legal Clinic The Breast Cancer Legal Project provides assistance to women with breast cancer issues such as employment discrimination, insurance, access to health care, debt collection, housing, public benefits advocacy family law issues, wills and powers of attorney. 323/951-1041 (Our volunteer, Brenda, is a lawyer for them!) http://labca.org/info/laresources.php

Cancer Legal Resource Center The Cancer Legal Resource Center is a community-based program providing information and educational outreach on cancer-related issues to people with cancer, cancer survivors, their families and employers. 213/736-1334 (866)999-3752 http://www.disabilityrightslegalcenter.org/

James P. Shea, JD, PhD (Social Security disability law) Guest referral. 323/954-9600

Ross & Morrison (Cancer Advocacy) 310.285.0391 pro-bono http://www.rossandmorrison.com/community.php

Dept for Healthcare Rights (info about HMOs) California Health Advocates Sponsored by the California Department on Aging, this volunteer program assists with medical billing and will help you compare supplemental and long-term care policies. Legal assistance is also provided. 213/383-4519

Dept of Managed Healthcare Will review Dr.s’ orders to release from the hospital and Pt doesn’t feel ready to leave. 1-888-466-2219

Patient Advocate Foundation Insuring equal access to health care for everyone. 800/532-5274

Legal Aid Foundation of LA 323-801-7991

Leukemia & Lymphoma Society Co-pay Assistance Program 800/955-4572 or 877-557-2672

Medical Malpractice Center http://www.malpracticecenter.com/

Consumer Dangers We are dedicated to keeping the public informed about consumer dangers and safety issues associated with numerous products that can cause the public serious harm. Our website is continuously updated with breaking news from Government agencies, Watchdog Groups, and concerned citizens regarding product recalls and medication safety. www.consumerdangers.com 

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