BCPAs in the News

The Patient Advocate Certification Board highlights press coverage of our Board Certified Patient Advocates. Using Google Alerts and notifications received directly from BCPAs, we compile the stories and share them with your peers. Do you have a newsworthy story to share? Send us an email at: admin@pacboard.org. Please note, that PACB reserves the right to deny requests where the purpose or content may not be consistent with the mission and values of PACB or its certificants.

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May 2021

May 20, 2021
Dena Feingold, BCPA
Women in Wellness: Dena Feingold of Care Alliance Advocacy on the Five Lifestyle Tweaks That Will Help Support People’s Journey Towards Better Wellbeing.

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June, 2021

June 7, 2021
Kim McIlnay, BCPA
A Patient Advocate Can Help You Get the Medical Care You Need – Here’s How to Find One.

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June 9, 2021
Cindy Hostetler, BCPA
Taking Pride in Healthy Living Event Reaches Out to Senior LGBTQ community

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June 16, 2021
Elisabeth Schuler, BCPA
Where to Go for Cancer Treatment

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June 21, 2021
Carmen Bombeke, BCPA
A Mother’s Perspective: Health Care Coverage for the Relentless

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July, 2021

July 2021 Issue
Elaine O’Bleness, BCPA
What if? Your Navigator Through the Healthcare Storm

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July 23, 2021
Dena Feingold, BCPA & Braden Pan, BCPA; Authored by Deb Gordon, Co-Director The Alliance of Professional Health Advocates (APHA)
Turning No into Yes: How to Fight Your Health Insurance Company and Win

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September, 2021

September 1, 2021
Bonnie Sheeren, BCPA 
How to Avoid a Surprise Bill After Getting a COVID Test

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November, 2021

November 1, 2021
Cindy Johnson, BCPA 
Plan for the Care You Want. Advocates Can Help You Navigate Concerns About Aging and Advanced Healthcare

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November 12, 2021
Nichole Davis, BCPA
Governor Mike DeWine Appoints Nichole Davis to the Ohio Statewide Independent Living Council (OSILC)

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November 30,2021
Jenn Kilgore Webb, BCPA
Free Clinic of Central Virginia Names Interim CEO

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October, 2021

October 6, 2021
Karen Curtiss, BCPA 
Aye Aye Karen Curtiss

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December, 2021

December 28, 2021
Christine VanHaren, BCPA 
No Surprises Act Protects Patients From Surprise Medical Bills, Takes Effect January 1

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January, 2022

January 1, 2022
Karen Curtiss, BCPA & Ron Shinkman, BCPA; Authored by Deb Gordon, Co-Director, Alliance of Professional Health Advocates (APHA) 
In 2022, Here’s How Experts Say You Should Approach Your Healthcare

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January 24, 2022
Elisabeth Schuler, BCPA
History and Trends in the Field of Healthcare Advocacy

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February, 2022

February 2, 2022
Vanessa Steil, BCPA  
In Care Facilities an Invisible Workforce of Unpaid Caregivers

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February 3, 2022
Heidi B. Kummer, BCPA
“Crippling” Ambulance Worker Shortage Impacting Care and Response Times

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February 10, 2022
Ailene Gerhardt, BCPA
Navigating the Challenges of Aging Alone

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March, 2022

March 10, 2022
Heather Guidone, BCPA  
Heather Guidone: A Tireless Advocate for Endometriosis Awareness and Research

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March 20, 2022
Annette Ticoras, BCPA
Does Your Doctor Hate When You Ask Questions?

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March 23, 2022
Bonnie Sheeren, BCPA
Breaking Good: Could Walter White Have Been Saved By Patient Advocacy?

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March 30, 2022
Rachel Westlake, BCPA; Mary Claire Thevenot, BCPA; Nicole Broadhurst, BCPA
A Community Conversation | How Independent Health Care Advocates Support Cancer Patients and Survivors

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April, 2022

April 3, 2022
Annette Ticoras, BCPA
Is It Time to See a New Doctor? 6 Questions to Ask Yourself

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April 7, 2022
Mary Daniel, BCPA
Women’s History Month: WOKV Spotlights Mary Daniel

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April 18, 2022
Chris VanHaren, BCPA  
Medical Debt Advocacy

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April 21, 2022
Lesslee Dort, BCPA
A Beautiful Inconvenience

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May, 2022

May 2, 2022
Nichole Davis, BCPA
Keeping Patient Safety Front and Center in the OR

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