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About My Services:

  • Type(s) of Advocacy: Health Insurance, Administrative
  • Years of Experience: Direct advocacy since 2016, healthcare management 30+ years.

Navigating the health insurance maze: services include help with health insurance issues, researching costs, claims review & preparation of appeals. I’ve been in the trenches and understand the challenges of our fragmented health care system. I can demystify these complexities to help you get to resolution. As an independent advocate, I’m not representing the interests of a hospital, insurance plan or corporate organization – I’m representing YOUR interests. I’m based in Seattle, I do phone/email consultation for other locations. initial phone consultation is at no cost. Free follow up services, up to one hour, if you donate to a health research or patient support group (on the honor system, let me know which one).



Education, Training & Experience:



  • Master of Public Health – University of California, Berkeley & Irvine


Licensed Professional: Yes

  • License Type: Health & Disability Insurance
    • License #: WA State 799538


Educational Advocacy Certification: Yes

  • University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)


Additional Education & Training:

  • Board Certified Patient Advocate (BCPA).
  • Expertise in health care administration, insurance plan account management, business development, communications, wellness and health promotion.



Karen Vogel, BCPA | KazAdvocate | Seattle, WA 98117
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