Helpful Links

Patient Advocacy

National Association of Healthcare Advocacy (NAHAC)
NAHAC is a patient advocacy resource dedicated to improving patient outcomes by supporting the healthcare advocacy profession through empowerment, education and collaboration. A directory of U.S.-based Patient Advocates is available.
https://www.nahac.com/

Massachusetts Health Care Advocates (MAHCA)
MAHCA is a professional association established to promote and support the profession of healthcare advocacy in New England. A directory of New England-based Patient Advocates is available.
https://www.mahealthcareadvocates.org/

Patient Advocate Certification Board (PACB)
For a description of the competencies and best practices of Board Certified Patient Advocates, click here – https://pacboard.org/wp-content/uploads/PACB-Competencies-final-10.10.17.pdf  A listing of certified Patient Advocates in the U.S. is also provided on their website.
https://www.pacboard.org/

Greater National Advocates (GNA)
Greater National Advocates is a non-profit, public-service organization that provides education and online access to a trusted network of qualified independent Patient Advocates by specialization. A directory is available on the GNA website.
https://www.gnanow.org/

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Spark Health Navigation is a patient advocacy practice serving Greater Boston and the U.S.