The Alliance of Professional Health AdvocatesTime 2022-08-11 08:17:23
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Welcome to the
The Alliance of Professional Health Advocates
THE premier professional membership organization for private health and patient advocates who wish to start and grow successful practices, and connect with like-minded professionals who can support them – including YOU!
APHA Has Taken a Huge Step Into Its Future!Read all about it!
Learn more about Steve's practice. Steven CornLos Angeles, California I spent 30 years as a nurse and want to earn some extra money in retirement as an advocate. Membership in APHA is a lifesaver. So many good resources. I will launch my new advocacy business soon. Susan JacksonMemphis, Tennessee Being a part of APHA allows me to be a part of an amazing group of people who find purpose and joy helping others navigate a complicated medical system.
Learn more about Mary's practice. Mary DanielJacksonville, Florida With the continued support of APHA's timely information in the ever changing landscape of healthcare, I am better able keep my clients informed when changes impact their care. APHA and its members are a vital resource.
Learn more about Sandy's practice. Sandy ThigpenOrange County, California I have met many people who have mistakes on their medical bills, and I know how to help them. What I don't know is how to run a business and I have found good resources at APHA for helping me do that. Ben AndersonChampaign, Illinois APHA and AdvoConnection are truly a “one-stop shop”. APHA is so comprehensive regarding the information and resources available to its members that you could spend hours and hours reading and soaking it all in.
Learn more about Mechelle's practice. Mechelle WilliamsGreater Houston, Texas Over 50% of my initial contacts with potential clients come from APHA directory. People find the directory itself through their first Google search and then with the directory filters point to me and my company.
Learn more about Kathy's practice. Kathy KingSan Francisco, Bay Area, California The connection to all the other great patient advocacy colleagues in APHA has been invaluable. This work can be demanding and challenging and having colleagues that I can contact for support has been priceless.
Learn more about Bonnie's practice. Bonnie SheerenHouston, Texas Previous Next
Join APHA, because…
YOU are passionate about helping patients manage their journeys through the healthcare system.
Patients desperately need YOU to help them find better outcomes – care and cost – through their journeys.
..We help you get started,
then help you grow your practice,
Whether you’re just getting started and wish to learn more about independent* professional patient advocacy, navigation, or care management as a career, or you have been in practice for many years, we invite you to become a member of The Alliance of Professional Health Advocates.
As the premier professional organization for independent* patient / health advocacy and care management professionals in the United States and Canada, APHA provides the support you need: education, people, resources, and credibility.
Our support will help you maximize your reach and your practice success!
Learn more about APHA membership
Find our members in the
Our members are independent*:
Health and Patient Advocates and Navigators
Medical Bill Reviewers & Negotiators
Insurance Claims Specialists
Case Managers and Care Coordinators
Elder Care Professionals
Health Insurance Advisors
Disability and Legal Advisors
Guardians or Conservators
… and many more independent health system advisors.
Learn about their interest in
being members of APHA,
and why you will be interested, too.
Here is just some of the support we provide…
AnnouncementsAPHA Has Taken a Huge Step Into It’s Future! Read all about it! Learn more about APHA Academy’s 100 Days to Launch programLooking for a Speaker for your program? Find advocate speakers here.These patients need you. Can you help?Check out our APHA Members in the News
An independent, professional advocate’s allegiance, advice, and assistance are focused solely on the wants and needs of patient-clients and families who hire them. This is in contrast to hospital, pharmaceutical, or insurance company advocates whose organizations have vested interests in profiting from patient care. (We call this The Allegiance Factor.)
Read more in this overview of the profession of patient advocacy.
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