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Imagine you come home from work to find that your dishwasher has leaked all over your floor! Do you waste your time and efforts to google how to fix the issue by yourself hoping not to make it worse or potentially costing more? Or do you call an expert?
It’s that dreaded time of year...taxes! Do you spend all of your time navigating through "turbo tax" on your own in hopes that you did it correctly? Or do you call an expert?
You or a loved one needs some unexpected legal advice! Do you google your legitimate concerns and then show up in court alone? Or do you call an expert?
So, why would you Dr. Google your medical needs and not call a medical advocate expert? Why do we try to make these critical decisions ourselves?
Is it due to:
Pride in yourself and abilities
Thinking that we can handle this alone
Being reactive vs. proactive with our decisions
So, why should I call a medical advocate expert?
Your health is the most crucial aspect of your life! As Josh Billings said, “Health is like Money, we never have a true idea of its value until we lose it." Just as you would call a plumber, accountant, and lawyer; why would you not call a patient advocate for your healthcare concerns? Let us help you and your loved ones navigate the complexities of the healthcare system!
There are many services that a patient advocate can offer to you or your loved ones. A patient advocate creates a plan around your specific needs and goals. We will all encounter a medical situation, as it does not discriminate! Being able to be proactive with your health will help prevent problems before they occur. Versus the alternative of being reactive after it arises.
How do I hire a patient advocate?