Rachel Nash

Nash Patient Advocacy and Consulting LLC.

Rachel Nash

Nash Patient Advocacy and Consulting LLC.
Advocate Location
Rock HIll SC , SC 29732
Medical Guidance
Other Services
Insurance & Billing
TeleAdvocacy Available
Offers FREE Initial Consultation
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How I Can Help
Healthcare navigation, assisting with understanding insurance policies and hospital protocols, and navigating the complex healthcare systems.
• Guides patients and families through healthcare systems, including the VA system, with ease.
• Assists with the complexity of insurance and helps dispute denials.
• Assists with reducing hospital bills by tracking paperwork and records, enabling organization and better understanding.
• Helps with coordinating care and ensuring a care team is in place.
• Helps find an objective second, third, or fourth option.
• Coordinates and oversees the transitions of care that usually present problems, including trying to obtain mental health care.
• Assists with mediation to ensure you are being heard.
• Ensures medication reconciliation and that all doctors have shared information, assessment of needs, and referrals.
• Provides emotional support to help patients cope with the psychological and emotional aspects of the impacts of illness.
• Offers support and accompaniment and will attend medical appointments with patients to ensure that patients understand the information healthcare providers share.
• Healthcare advocates for those living with mental health conditions and all health conditions.
• Requests billing review and negotiates billing costs (when possible).
Assists with continuity of care needed for Military compensation.

The care plans are tailored to each patient rather than a standardized approach that fits everyone.
Important Information About Me
  • I offer a FREE Initial Consultation
  • I offer TeleAdvocacy Service
  • I am insured
  • My geographical area of practice is Serving North Carolina and South Carolina
Why I Became A Professional Health Care Advocate
Rachel Nash is a dedicated Board Certified Patient Advocate serving the Carolinas. With an unwavering commitment to the well-being of individuals, Rachel has established herself as a beacon of support within the healthcare landscape. Specializing as a Healthcare Advocate, she possesses an innate talent for navigating the complexities of the health system, ensuring that patients receive the proper care they deserve.

Driven by her own journey to overcome mental illness, Rachel's passion for advocating on behalf of patients is deeply personal. Her unique understanding of the challenges individuals face in seeking and receiving adequate care has fueled her mission to empower others. Through her guidance and advocacy, she empowers patients to triumph over obstacles and secure the best possible care for their individual needs.

Rachel's impact extends far beyond her local community. Her expertise and compassionate approach resonate with those seeking guidance across the nation. Her advocacy redefines patient-centric care, making her an indispensable ally for anyone striving to confidently navigate the healthcare system and receive the proper care that paves the way toward a healthier, happier life.
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Formal Education
Graduate of USC School of Medicine for Rehabilitation Counseling received a master's degree in Rehabilitation Counseling
Background in vocational rehabilitation at SC Vocational Rehab and the VA under the Veteran Readiness and Employment program
Bachelor's and Master's degrees from Winthrop University
Faith Experience
  • Christianity
  • Judaism
Additional Skills
Public Speaking:
Workshops: Schedule Rachel for interactive workshops where participants explore topics such as understanding medical bills, advocating for proper care, and effectively communicating with healthcare providers.

Symposiums: Schedule Rachel for symposiums that bring together healthcare professionals, patients, and advocates to discuss crucial issues in the healthcare system and work together on finding solutions.

Educational Classes: Schedule Rachel for comprehensive training on how to navigate the complexities of healthcare systems, understand insurance coverage, and advocate for your rights as a patient.
Counseling Skills: Ability to provide emotional support, guidance, and counseling to individuals with disabilities to help them address their challenges and develop coping strategies.

Assessment and Evaluation: Conducting thorough assessments of clients' abilities, interests, and needs to determine appropriate rehabilitation plans and interventions.

Goal Setting and Planning: Collaborating with clients to set achievable goals and develop personalized rehabilitation plans that address their physical, emotional, and vocational needs.

Case Management: Organizing and coordinating services, resources, and supports for clients to ensure they have access to necessary medical, vocational, and community resources.

Advocacy: Working on behalf of clients to ensure their rights are protected, and they have access to appropriate accommodations, services, and opportunities.

Communication Skills: Clear and effective communication with clients, families, healthcare providers, and other professionals to facilitate successful rehabilitation outcomes.

Cultural Competence: Sensitivity and awareness of cultural, social, and diversity issues to provide culturally appropriate and inclusive rehabilitation services.

Collaboration and Teamwork: Working collaboratively with multidisciplinary teams, including healthcare providers, educators, employers, and community agencies to support clients' holistic rehabilitation needs.

Knowledge of Rehabilitation Services: Understanding of various rehabilitation services, resources, and technologies available to support individuals with disabilities in achieving independence and vocational goals.

Motivational Skills: Ability to inspire and motivate clients to overcome challenges, build confidence, and stay committed to their rehabilitation goals.

These skills are essential for a rehabilitation counselor to effectively support individuals with disabilities in their journey towards increased independence, employment, and overall well-being.
Professional Affiliations
(Board-certified patient advocate) (BCPA) through the Patient Advocate Certification Board
Member of Civitan International Rock Hill SC
Board Member for Piedmont Music Therapy
Educator for service provider for NAMI - Piedmont