Bob from New York, one of our regular readers, found this list of financial resources for cancer patients and caregivers this week in the Wall Street Journal:
Financial Help for Patients
A sampling of non-profit groups for cancer patients and caregivers:
Patient Access Network | panfoundation.org
Co-payment assistance for approved cancer medications for patientswho qualify based on income.
CancerCare | cancercare.org
Payment assistance for approved cancer medications for patients who qualify based on income.
Patient Advocate Foundation | patientadvocate.org
Help with medical debt, insurance access issues, job retention during illness; resource directory for under-insured.
Partnership for Prescription Assistance | pparx.org
Access to free or nearly free drugs directly from pharmaceutical company programs based on financial need.
Cancer Support Community | cancersupportcommunity.org
Online and in-person cancer support groups; Coping with the Cost of Care brochure; assistance finding financial aid.
American Cancer Society | cancer.org
Free temporary housing at 29 Hope Lodges near cancer treatment centers; community support groups, assistance with financial aid.
Thank’s, Bob! Don’t forget the research the Chronic Relief Fund as well. Feel good and keep smiling! Pat & Pattie