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NY Times: In Treatment, You May Need an Advocate

In this article, a New York Times reporter reflects on the social worker advocate who helped manage her care:

“Two days after surgery to replace both my knees, a social worker employed by the hospital told me that the insurance company would not pay for me to stay any longer. Seeing that I was barely able to get to the bathroom on my own, she told the company I was not ready to enter rehab and insisted that I needed at least another day in the hospital.

She was right, and I was grateful for the intervention…[read full article]”

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