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Struggling to manage a medical crisis?
Welcome to Greater Chicago Advocates.

We know the importance of having someone in your corner during a healthcare crisis. Greater Chicago Advocates is a trusted online portal where patients and their loved ones can quickly and confidently connect with a knowledgeable healthcare advocate. We have experience dealing with hospitals, insurance companies, doctors and nursing homes. Our goal is to help you and your loved ones cut through the red tape and find peace of mind.

Welcome to Greater Chicago Advocates.

We know the importance of having someone in your corner during a healthcare crisis. Our trusted online portal is a place where patients and their loved ones can quickly and confidently connect with a knowledgeable healthcare advocate. We have experience dealing with hospitals, insurance companies, doctors and nursing homes. Our goal is to help you and your loved ones cut through the red tape and find peace of mind. CONNECT WITH AN ADVOCATE NOW»

Greater Chicago Advocates
What is a “Professional Healthcare Advocate”?

An experienced professional who can help guide you through the challenges of today’s healthcare system. An example of when you might need a healthcare advocate is when you have a new or serious diagnosis and don’t know where to turn. CONTACT US»

What is a “Professional Healthcare Advocate”?

An experienced professional who can help guide you through the challenges of today’s healthcare system. An example of when you might need a healthcare advocate is when you have a new or serious diagnosis and don’t know where to turn. CONTACT US»

Greater Chicago Advocates

When a healthcare crisis strikes, having a reliable advocate in your corner is essential. At GCA, we’ve simplified the task of finding a qualified and capable patient representative. We provide patients and their loved ones with access to a trusted network of experienced healthcare advocates ready to step in and provide support.”

-L Bradley Schwartz | President

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Services
GCA Advocates Help Empower Patients and Their Loved Ones To:

• Better Understand Medical Conditions and Treatment Options
• Demand and Receive Proper Medical Care
• Effectively Communicate With Doctors and Hospitals
• Learn About Prescribed Medication and Proper Dosages
• Receive Appropriate Counseling for Patients and Family Members
• Analyze and Consolidate Financial Liabilities Related to Healthcare
• Identify the Right Facilities and Plan of Action for the Elderly or Infirmed

Services
GCA Advocates Help Empower Patients and Their Loved Ones To:

• Better Understand Medical Conditions and Treatment Options
• Demand and Receive Proper Medical Care
• Effectively Communicate With Doctors and Hospitals
• Learn About Prescribed Medication and Proper Dosages
• Receive Appropriate Counseling for Patients and Family Members
• Analyze and Consolidate Financial Liabilities Related to Healthcare
• Identify the Right Facilities and Plan of Action for the Elderly or Infirmed

Greater Chicago Advocates
Network
Quick Access to Qualified Healthcare Advocates You Can Depend On

The Greater Chicago Advocates network is comprised of many different specialists. From nurses and physicians to social workers and insurance professionals, we cover a lot of bases.

Many in our network have experience with Medicare and Medicaid as well as individual and employee healthcare plans under the Affordable Care Act. We also include an increasing number of “Professional Healthcare Advocates” who received formal education and training to work as patient advocates.

Patient Rights
Know Your Rights

Every patient is entitled to the best medical care. If you are concerned that something has gone wrong or may go wrong, an advocate can provide you with options to improve your care and help coordinate a change of doctors or a move to a different medical or nursing facility.

Patient Rights
Know Your Rights

Every patient is entitled to the best medical care. If you are concerned that something has gone wrong or may go wrong, an advocate can provide you with options to improve your care and help coordinate a change of doctors or a move to a different medical or nursing facility.

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Ethical Standards
Strict Adherence

GCA Proudly Adheres to the Standards & Best Practices of the The National Association of Healthcare Advocacy Consultants. Visit NAHAC »

Transparency and Honest Disclosure

The Professional Healthcare Advocate is committed to integrity and total transparency in the conduct of his/her practices.

Objective: To aid the client in fully understanding the role of the Professional Healthcare Advocate

Standard:  Transparency

Protect Confidentiality and Privacy

The Professional Healthcare Advocate is committed to maintaining the client’s right to privacy.

Objective: To respect the client’s right to privacy and protect client’s personal and protected health information.

Standard:  Confidentiality

Fostering Autonomy

The PHA will (1) respect and empower the consumer’s client’s right to exercise informed decisions in his/her healthcare; and (2) ensure that the consumer’s wishes are the guiding force behind decisions on medical care, even if differing from family.

Objective: To empower the client to exercise meaningful, informed consent regarding his/her healthcare decisions.

Standard:  Empowerment

Provision of Competent Services

The Professional Healthcare Advocate will practice at all times within his/her area of competency and seek to enhance his/her professional expertise.

Objective: To ensure clients have received credible information in order to make truly informed decisions.

Standard:  Competence

Maintenance of Professional Boundaries

The Professional Healthcare Advocate will at all times work within professional boundaries and will refrain from any behavior that violates or appears to violate those boundaries.

Objective: To clarify the scope and limits of the PHA’s role with the intent to avoid inappropriate interactions or conflicts of interest.

Standard: Professionalism and Role Boundaries

Avoidance of Discriminatory Practices

The Professional Healthcare Advocate promotes autonomy and dignity of individuals and acts to prevent discriminatory healthcare practices.

Objective:  To avoid discriminatory practices while providing culturally sensitive advocacy services.

Standard:  Cultural Awareness and Discrimination Avoidance

Continued Learning

The Professional Healthcare Advocate is committed to continue learning to hone professional skills and maintain knowledge of current conditions and

Standard:  A rapidly changing healthcare environment.

Objective: To attain and maintain the highest level of competence and service involving Healthcare Advocacy.

Our Dedicated Advocates

will go to great lengths to provide you and your loved ones with the best support possible.
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Our Dedicated Advocates

will go to great lengths to provide you and your loved ones with the best support possible.
CONNECT WITH AN ADVOCATE »  

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Contact us
We Look forward to hearing from you

For immediate attention, please call our confidential support hotline now at 855.312.2013 or send us a message using the form below and one of our qualified healthcare advocates will get back to you soon.

Membership
Seeking Advocates

Take the first step toward joining our professional network by completing and submitting the form below. GCA is actively seeking qualified and motivated healthcare advocates covering a wide range of disciplines and specialties.

Upon receipt of your submission, a member of our organization will get back to you within 48 hours. We appreciate your interest in Greater Chicago Advocates and look forward to the prospect of having you on board.

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Greater Chicago Advocates
120 W. Madison Suite 1403
Chicago, IL 60602
855.312.2013
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For Immediate Support Click Here or Call Our Confidential Hotline Now at 855.312.2013
© Copyright 2016 Greater Chicago Advocates, LLC., All Rights Reserved