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.
This directory lists the Financial Assistance Programs, available to patients with cancer, organized by specific cancer type.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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?
By Ron Baylor
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.
Financial SupportFrom Your Navigator
Clara Lambert explains the areas addressed by the financial navigator and walks through the role of the financial navigator in addressing the patient's financial burden relative to their care.
Financial SupportPatient Advocacy
After facing the potential financial burden of his own medical bills, cancer survivor David Mitchell founded Patients for Affordable Drugs, a nonprofit organization aimed to control the cost of drugs and make them affordable for patients with cancer.
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