Financial Support

 

The Financial Support page provides links to organizations that provide financial assistance to cancer patients.

cfac

cancerfac.org

Offers financial assistance with medical bills, medicines, legalities, travel and accommodation costs. A coalition of financial assistance organizations joining forces to limit financial challenges. Specific types of assistance and resources available for specific types of cancer.

cancercare

cancercare.org

Provides free professional support services to cancer patients, caregivers and children. Counseling and support groups free of charge. 800-813-4673

 

nccf

collegiatecancer.org

National Collegiate Cancer Foundation. Financial support to young adults pursuing higher education through their treatment and beyond. 800-813-6262

 

thechainfund

thechainfund.com

The C.H.A.I.N. Fund, Inc. stands for Compassionate Hands Assisting Interim Needs. It’s a certified non profit organization that raises funds to assist cancer patients with household expenses: mortgages, rents, utilities, prescription co-pays and more. Many cancer patients find themselves unable to work while undergoing. 203-514-0795

benefitscheckupbenefitscheckup.org

Benefit program for seniors with limited income and resources. Discusses Medicare, food, prescriptions, utilities and taxes.

cancercarecancercarecopay.org

Provides eligibles with up to 10,000 per year in co-payment assistance. Offers programs to people affected by breast, colon, and colo-rectal cancer, chemotherapy, targeted treatment and drug help. 866-552-6729

copays.orgcopyrelief

Direct financial support to insured patients including Medicare Part D. Personal service to all patients through counseling.

ppapparx.org

Partnership for Prescription Assistance. Heps people without prescription drug coverage get meds they need for free and low cost clinic.

patientadvocate.orgpatientadvocate

Provides patients with arbitration, mediation and negotiation to settle issues with access to care, medical debt, and job retention as it relates to illness. 800-532-5274

disabilityrightslegalcenter.orgdrlc

Free and confidential information and resources on cancer related legal issues. A cancer diagnosis carries with it a variety of potential legal issues. By providing information and resources to people across the nation, CLRC helps to improve the quality of survivorship while also invoking policy change for those affected by cancer.

ssdrcSSDC.com

Social Security Disability Resource Center. Inform reader of how disability process works. This includes what to expect before, during, and after a disability application has been processed, common mistakes that need to be avoided, and what to do and how to react in specific situations. contactus@ssdrc.com

 

cancerandcareerscancerandcareer.org

Provides expert advice for people with cancer to thrive in their work environment. 646-929-8032

angel-bus

angel-bus.org

Provides non-emergency long distance ground transportation to patients in need.

aircharitynetwork

aircharitynetwork.org

Provides free air transpotation to specialized health care facilities. 877-621-7177

aircarealliance

aircarealliance.org

Volunteer pilots to provide public benefit flying for health care and patient transport. 888-260-9707

miraclflights

miracleflights.org

Flies children with serious concers to specific medical treatment centers and second opinion not available in their hometown. Miracle Flights provides free flights to distant specialized care and valuable second opinions.

patienttravel

patienttravel.org

National Patient Travel Center – Provides info about all forms of charitable long-distance medical air transportation. 800-296-1217

corpangelnetwork

corpangelnetwork.org

 Arrange free flights for treatment centers on empty seats on corporate aircraft flying. This not only improves the patients’ chances of survival but at the same time, it reduces their emotional stress, physical discomfort and financial burden.

joeshouse

joeshouse.org

Online lodging resource for cancer patients and loved ones. Joe’s House is not an actual house, but a nonprofit organization that helps cancer patients and their families find a place to stay when traveling away from home for medical treatment. Although Joe’s House caters to cancer patients, any patient, regardless of diagnosis may use the lodging facilities listed. 877-563-7468

hhn

hhnetwork.org

Homes that Help and Heal – Provide lodging and support services to family recovery treatment in home communities. The Healthcare Hospitality Network, Inc. (HHN) is a nationwide professional association of nearly 200 unique, nonprofit organizations that provide lodging and support services to patients, families and their loved ones who are receiving medical treatment far from their home communities

americancancersocietyHope Lodge Cleveland

The Joseph S. & Jeannette M. Silber Hope Lodge is a unique home away from home for people who need temporary, comfortable, supportive accommodations offered free of charge during cancer treatment.

RxAssist – Patient Assistance Programs are Volunteers in Health Care.  A patient assistance program run by Pharmaceutical companies to get free meds for people not able to afford it.

patienttravel.org

National Patient Travel Center
Information about all forms of charitable long-distance medical air transportation. 800-296-1217.

cancerfac.org

Cancer Financial Assistance Coalition
Links to organizations offering financial assistance.

lls.org

Luekemia and Lymphoma Society
Provides grants for uncovered expenses including prescriptions, medical tests, and transportation costs for Luekemia patients.
 Government Benefits
Information on Government benefits by answering a series of questions
Healthwell Foundation
Provides financial assistance for specific diagnoses who can’t afford out of pocket health care costs. (800) 675-8416
Corporate Angel Network
Arranges free travel for cancer patients to treatment centers using empty seats on corporate jets. (866) 328-1313
Silver Lining Cancer Fund
Provides monthly financial aid to those who qualify. (330) 702-0550
Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program
Provides financial help for utilities
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