Cancer is an expensive illness and it doesn’t take long before medical expenses demand attention. Dealing with expenses and frequently a simultaneous substantial reduction in family income can be overwhelming.
The good news is that you don’t have to do it alone. There are organizations, websites and agencies that can help people who are fighting cancer find ways to foot the bills, navigate the maze of insurance paperwork, and find the help they need.
- Receive a copy of “Coping with the Cost of Cancer Care” by contacting the Fight Colorectal Cancer Answer Line at 1-877-427-2111.
- Webinar: “Addressing the Financial Burden of Cancer” featuring Elaine Martinez of the Patient Advocate Foundation’s Colorectal CareLine, January 2013
- Check out the links in the right sidebar.
- The 2010 Affordable Care Act provided grants to states to set up or expand Consumer Assistance Programs and to help consumers navigate the confusing currents of today’s health insurance market. Click on the button below for more information.