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ABC For Health

(608) 261-6939

A nonprofit law firm dedicated to ensuring families' access to health care

Benefit Specialists

(608) 224-0606 (Dane County)

Federal and state mandated advocacy program designed to provide older adults with free legal services.

These programs include:

Cancer Care, Inc.

(212) 221-3300, (800) 813-HOPE

National non-profit organization whose mission is to provide free professional help to people with all cancers through counseling, education, information and referral and direct financial assistance.

Center for Patient Partnerships

(608) 265-6267

Disability Benefit Specialist Program

Benefit Specialists provide confidential assistance at no charge to adults ages 18 to 59 with physical disabilities, developmental disabilities, mental illness and/or substance abuse disorders

Disability Rights

(608) 267-0214

The Patient Advocate Foundation

(800) 532-5274

National non-profit organization that serves as an active liaison between the patient and their insurer, employer and/or creditors to resolve insurance, job retention and/or debt crisis matters relative to their diagnosis through case managers, doctors and attorneys.

"National Center for Latinos with Disabilities, Inc."/"El Centro Nacional para Latinos con Desabilidades, Inc."

Only state-wide not-for-profit organization in Illinois focusing on Latinos with disabilities and their families.
Represents parents of children with disabilities, adults with disabilities, and professionals who serve people with disabilities.

Works toward equal participation of Latinos with disabilities in all aspects of society in an independent, productive and meaningful manner.

Pursues goals through unique linguistically and culturally appropriate advocacy, training, information and referral programs.

The Advocacy Program provides direct services to families of children, ages 0-21, and adults with disabilities to ensure that this population receives appropriate services in the most inclusive setting possible. The Advocacy Program encompasses three components: advocacy, deaf and hard of hearing services and information and referral.

National Coalition for Cancer Survivorship

(877) 622-7937, (301) 650-9127

The only survivor-led advocacy organization working exclusively on behalf of people with all types of cancer and their families, is dedicated to assuring quality cancer care for all Americans.

The National Insurance Consumer Helpline

(800) 942-4242

Provides assistance in finding insurance coverage, information on insurance issues and a consumer complaint service.

Wisconsin's SMP Empowering Seniors to Prevent Healthcare Fraud

(800) 488-2596

Work Incentives Specialist