Financial Assistance

Paying for Cancer Treatments – Personal Loans, HSAs, and More— The Simple Dollar’s, “Guide to Paying for Cancer Treatments”.  Receiving a cancer diagnosis can take a toll on a person’s life not only emotionally and physically but also financially. We created a resource that outlines how to afford some of the most common cancer treatments. Our guide discusses payment options, important questions to ask and recommendations from experienced medical professionals.
ADDITIONAL RESOURCE ORGANIZATIONS TO HELP WITH FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE:
The Sam Fund   https://www.thesasmfund.org/  (supports young adults ages 15 – 39 – struggling financially because of a cancer diagnosis.  Through direct financial assistance, free online support, grants, education.
Cancer Care, Inc   800 813 4673 –   can sometimes provide a stipend and assist with co-payments, deductibles, fuel costs.  www.cancerare.org/ 
 
Kylee’s Dancing Angels –   www.kyleedancingangels.org/ – founded in 2014 provides financial support for sarcoma patients.
 
Cancer Hawk –  https://cancerhawk.com/   –  a uide to resources which provide financial assistance with living expenses, medical expenses, travel assistance or cover travel-related expenses, grant academic scholarships and even make “wishes” come true.
 
Also,  check with the Social Worker /Nurse Navigator at your cancer treatment center to inquire about guidance on resources as well.

Health Care Assistance for Uninsured | LIVESTRONG

Many people affected by cancer can’t afford to pay for important health care services. Fortunately, a variety of health care assistance programs are available to help those who have a financial need. Knowing … Contact a nearby nonprofit cancer organization or hospital and ask for a patient services representative. Search …

Financial Assistance for Cancer Patients | CancerCare

Feb 8, 2017 – Government assistance programs include: U.S. Department of Health & Human Services. U.S. Administration on Aging. Social Security Administration. Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services. Partnership for Prescription Assistance (PPA) CancerCare. American Cancer Society. The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society.

Programs and Resources to Help With Cancer-related Expenses

Sep 6, 2017 – If you don’t have health insurance coverage, see our information on what kind of insurance or help you may be able to get. Health insurance is key if you or your child need cancer treatment. But there are …. There’s a limit on the amount of financial help to each patient and family for each year. Check with …

Finding and Paying for Treatment | American Cancer Society

Learn how to find the right health care team, and how to manage financial and insurance issues. … The American Cancer Society has programs and services to help people with cancer and their loved ones understand cancer, manage their lives through treatment and recovery, and find the emotional support they need.

Financial Resources | Cancer.Net

The Cancer Financial Assistance Coalition (CFAC) is a group of national organizations that provide financial help to patients. … (800-296-1217) facilitates no-cost or reduced rate commercial airline tickets to and from distant specialized medical evaluations or treatments for people with cancer in need and their families.

How to Pay for Cancer Treatment When You’re Broke | Personal …

Feb 10, 2014 – Seek assistance from a social worker or patient navigator at your hospital when gathering donations. (iStockPhoto). Cancer doesn’t discriminate, as the saying goes. It can devastate anyone, regardless of ethnicity, age, political persuasion, religion or financial situation. As anyone shocked by the death of …

Financial Assistance For Cancer Patients – Cancer Horizons

Jun 3, 2017 – This large directory offered exclusively from Cancer Horizons has resources covering everything from financial help for breast cancer patients to help for cancer patients without insurance and even extending to financial help for cancer patients families and caregivers. The directory covershelp for pediatric …

Financial Help for Cancer Patients Without Insurance – Budgeting Money

https://budgeting.thenest.com › Spending Less › Pay Bills

The first year of cancer treatment can cost anywhere from an average of $5,000 for a melanoma to more than $100,000 for brain cancer, according to the National Cancer Institute. Treatment may, of course, run for many more years. For patients without insurance, the medical bills can turn the path to a cure into a dead end …

How Can I Pay for Cancer Treatment With No Insurance? – Caring.com

https://www.caring.com › … › Caregiving Resources › Paying for Senior Care

Dec 11, 2017 – Hospitals that receive construction funds from the federal government must provide some services to cancer patients who can’t afford to pay for their care. Approximately 300 … state coverage. So my question is, where do the working people with no insurance go for help paying for cancer treatments?

Emergency Cancer Relief Fund – HealthWell Foundation

Even with insurance, cancer is costly. People with cancer and their families can be devastated physically, emotionally, mentally — and financially. That’s why your donation to the Emergency CancerRelief Fund is so important. Your donation will help cancer patients pay for meaningful comforts such as anti-nausea …

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