Coping with Cancer: Financial, Insurance, and Legal Information
Financial, Insurance, and Legal Information
Information about financial help, insurance coverage, and support organizations.
Getting Financial Help for Healthcare
- National Organizations That Offer Cancer-Related Support Services
A database of organizations that provide cancer patients and their caregivers with emotional, practical, and financial support services. The database can be searched by type of assistance provided, cancer type, and keyword.
- Health Insurance and the Affordable Care Act
Find out how to get information about your health insurance options - including cancer-related coverage - under the Affordable Care Act.
- Paying for Clinical Trials
Information about who is expected to pay for what in a cancer clinical trial, as well as tips for working with insurance companies.
Information about Legal Healthcare Decisions
- Transitional Care Planning (PDQ®)
[ patient ] [ health professional ]
Expert-reviewed information summary about planning for transitions in level of care (e.g., inpatient to outpatient) for individuals who have cancer.
- Advance Directives
A fact sheet about advance directives, which are legal documents that allow people to communicate their decisions about medical care to family, friends, and health care professionals in the event that they are unable to make those decisions themselves.