The Assistance Fund Adds Three New Members to Board of Directors

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The Assistance Fund Adds Three New Members to Board of Directors

Linda Howard, Daniel Klein, and John Rushing Join The Assistance Fund’s Board of Directors

ORLANDO, FL / ACCESSWIRE / July 1, 2024 / The Assistance Fund (TAF), an independent charitable patient assistance organization that helps patients and families facing high medical out-of-pocket costs, today announced the addition of three new members to its Board of Directors. Linda Howard, Daniel Klein, and John Rushing join TAF’s all-volunteer Board, bringing a wealth of experience in nonprofit management, healthcare, customer service, and compliance.

Linda Howard has over 35 years of experience in law; compliance; and diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI). She is the entrepreneurial force behind WithLindaHoward and Alturnative, specialized consultancies driving DEI, ethics, and compliance transformations within organizations. Daniel Klein has over 25 years of C-level executive leadership experience in healthcare and information technology, having most recently served as the President and CEO of the Patient Access Network (PAN) Foundation, a leading independent charitable patient assistance organization. John Rushing joins TAF’s Board with over 25 of years of experience in the contact center solution sector and is also a U.S. Navy veteran, with over 10 years of service.

“We are honored to welcome these three exceptional professionals to The Assistance Fund’s Board of Directors,” said Danielle Vizcaino, President and CEO of The Assistance Fund. “In a constantly evolving healthcare landscape, Dan, Linda, and John’s extensive expertise will be invaluable in fortifying TAF’s role as a critical safety net for patients and families in need.”

For more information on The Assistance Fund’s Board of Directors, visit https://tafcares.org/about-us/leadership/.

To learn more or determine eligibility for financial support, visit tafcares.org or call (855) 845-3663 to speak with a Patient Advocate.

A list of all the disease programs available from The Assistance Fund can be found on the website tafcares.org.

About The Assistance Fund

The Assistance Fund (TAF) is an independent charitable patient assistance organization that helps patients and families facing high medical out-of-pocket costs by providing financial assistance for their copayments, coinsurance, deductibles, and other health-related expenses. The Assistance Fund currently manages nearly 100 disease programs, each of which covers all the FDA-approved medications that treat a specific disease named in the disease program. Since its founding in 2009, TAF has helped over 190,000 children and adults access the treatment they need to stay healthy or manage a life-threatening, chronic, or rare disease. To learn more about The Assistance Fund, or for information on how to donate, please visit tafcares.org.

Media Contact

Margaret Figley
Senior Director of Communications
margaret.figley@tafcares.org

Contact Information

Margaret Figley
Senior Director of Communications
margaret.figley@tafcares.org

SOURCE: The Assistance Fund

The Assistance Fund Adds Three New Members to Board of Directors

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