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.
- Paying for Clinical Trials
How to pay for taking part in a clinical trial is a common concern among patients and their families. Learn about who is expected to pay for what in a clinical trial, as well as tips for working with your insurance company.
Information about Legal Healthcare Decisions
- Transitional Care Planning (PDQ®)
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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.