National Non-Profit Organization Patient Services Inc. (PSI) Honors Congressman Frank Pallone, Jr. with Award at Congressional Reception
MIDLOTHIAN, Va., May 3, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Patient Services, Inc. (PSI), the nation's leading patient assistance organization, held a congressional reception in Washington, DC on Wednesday, April 25, 2012 creating awareness for patients with expensive, chronic conditions. Congressman Frank Pallone, Jr. was honored at the reception with the PSI Public Policy Visionary Award for his tireless efforts to improve the lives of PSI patients by encouraging innovative policy solutions to the challenges they face.
PSI is a non-profit patient assistance organization, currently assisting over 17,000 patients across the country afford their health insurance premiums; pharmacy and treatment co-insurance/co-pays and expenses associated with Medicare Part D. These patients have rare, chronic conditions and often have difficulty obtaining access to needed therapies and treatments. On a daily basis, PSI Board of Directors and staff works to develop opportunities for patients to obtain needed treatments without becoming financially bankrupt. Congress can assist non-profit groups such as PSI by encouraging innovative models.
"PSI continues to be the voice for 17,000 patients and counting. Our mission is to relieve the financial burden of treatment so our patients can focus on getting better," stated Dr. Dana Kuhn, PSI President and Founder.
CSL Behring, National Cornerstone Healthcare Services, and Pfizer were proud supporters of PSI's congressional reception. Through their continued dedication to the patient community, PSI was able to bring awareness to the unique challenges that confront those with expensive chronic illnesses.
About Patient Services, Inc.
PSI (www.patientservicesinc.org) is the "ground breaking" 501(c)(3) non-profit, charitable organization of its kind. Founded in 1989 by Dana Kuhn, Ph.D., the Midlothian, Virginia based company has helped people who live with specific chronic illnesses or conditions locate suitable health insurance coverage and access ways to satisfy expensive co-payments. PSI provides assistance with the cost of health insurance premiums associated with COBRAs, State High Risk Pools, Open enrollment, Guaranteed Issue policies, HIPAA conversion policies; and prescriptions co-payments associated with private insurance as well as with Medicare Parts B and D.
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