• financial assistance for meds and medicare

    Asked by risa3548 on Wednesday, January 22, 2020

    financial assistance for meds and medicare

    6 Answers from the Community

    6 answers
    • JaneA's Avatar

      We just had a blog post with many sources of financial aid for cancer patients. Here's the link:


      about 1 year ago
    • GregP_WN's Avatar

      Here is a blog post we published a couple of weeks ago about financial aid resources https://www.whatnext.com/blog/posts/financial-assistance-resources-for-cancer-patients
      More articles listed below:
      Getting financial help with drug costs>> http://bit.ly/2plxE70
      Dealing With The Financial Burden of Cancer >> http://bit.ly/2mr8ktZ
      20 Cancer Resources Part I>> http://bit.ly/1d6j6YH
      20 Cancer Resources ParII >> http://bit.ly/1gIyxuz

      Also take a look at our page on resources for cancer patients here>> Resources For Cancer Patients, Survivors, and Family http://bit.ly/1CSwqDh

      Others here may have their own lists to add to this. I hope you find something that will help you.

      about 1 year ago
    • Schlegel's Avatar

      LLS helps with co-pays and insurance premiums.

      about 1 year ago
    • cllinda's Avatar

      These are good resources. Thank you for posting this.

      about 1 year ago
    • Guitarman's Avatar

      Cancer Institude that treated me had financial help according to income. Visit billing office for info. Very helpful to me. Scary time worrying about health and finances on top of that. Best wishes.

      almost 1 year ago
    • CookiesMom's Avatar

      Hope you were able to find financial assistance. LLS (lymphoma & leukemia Society), CancerCare, PAN Foundation, potentially your state has a plan that can help cover some of your financial health/drug costs. Most are based on household income (your gross income from income taxes is a good # - but also including other income). The percentages can be pretty high. Avg. is $75,000 single and around $150,000-ish for at least 2. And, depending upon your treatment plan, you could contact manufacturers of drugs you may be taking. Those are not insurance, but essentially full drug grants. You have to apply every year, but worth the time if it helps your financial situation. I got lucky for mine, LLS has helped, State has a senior plan to cover drug costs (I am single and essentially 'poor' enough for this) and 'other' foundation help keep me on my drug. I do try to 'give back' as I can to foundations that have been helping me thru the journey.

      about 1 month ago

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