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Financial Support

Financial Toxicity Resources
Financial Support
Joanna Fawzy Morales, Esq., and Monica Fawzy Morales, Esq. share advice on how patients with cancer can avoid financial toxicity, as well as resources for those experiencing it.
Options for Patients with Cancer Appealing Insurance Decisions
Financial Support
If a cancer patient's insurance company declines coverage of a specific treatment or drug, the denial can be appealed internally or it can be taken to an external medical review.
Health Insurance Options for Patients with Cancer
Financial Support
Monica Fawzy Morales, Esq. shares health insurance options for patients with cancer who do not have employer-sponsored insurance.
Introduction: What Financial Assistance Is Available for Your Cancer Treatment?
Financial SupportIssue Introductions
This Fourth Annual Guide is provided to you by CONQUER magazine, to help you and your providers, especially your nurse navigator, become more aware of the many financial support services that may be able to help you to receive the best treatment you need and relieve you of the associated financial worries.
Foundations and Nonprofit Organizations by Cancer Type
Financial Support
This directory lists the Financial Assistance Programs, available to patients with cancer, organized by specific cancer type.
Foundations & Nonprofit Organizations Directory
Financial Support
The following Government Foundations and Nonprofit Organizations provide financial assistance for patients with cancer.
Supporting Families with the KM3 Project
Financial SupportHero of HopeSupport Services
2019 Hero of Hope Patient Award winner Kirstin Arbon discusses her non-profit, the KM3 Project, which provides financial support to patients with cancer who are parents of children under 18.
Addressing the Cost of Cancer Care with Your Doctor
Financial Support
Cancer treatments today come with a steep price tag. Many patients are not aware of the financial support options available from many drug companies and nonprofit organizations. Don’t hesitate to ask your care team for help if cost is an issue for you.
Employment and Financial Issues After Cancer Diagnosis
Financial Support
Patients should prioritize their debts and expenses. Keep in mind that many facilities and medical providers will negotiate decreases or set up a payment plan.
There’s No Place Like Home: How a Visit to the United States Saved My Life
Financial SupportLeukemiaPatient Stories
Martin Miralda was fresh out of college when a short visit to the United States helped to save his life after he was diagnosed with leukemia. Despite his lacking health insurance as a non-resident, he received superior medical care through “Charity Care,” a service that covers necessary hospitalization for uninsured people in the country and is available in several states.
Facing an Advanced-Stage Cancer Should Not Be Financially Devastating
Financial Support
Adam Balinsky, President of Fifth Season Financial, discusses the company’s Funds for Living and Giving program, which provides financial help for people with advanced cancer by leveraging their existing life insurance policy.
Will the Trump Administration’s Proposal to Stop Drug Rebates to Pharmacy Companies Reduce Drug Cost for Patients?
Financial Support
A new legislation proposed by the Trump administration aims at lowering the price of prescription drugs, especially the high cost of cancer drugs, for patients.
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