Resources

The following inormation is from Cure Magazine's Special Report on Paying for Cancer Care 2013.

Patients and their families often need financial assistance as they go through cancer treatment. In addition to the resources listed below, more are available at curetoday.com/toolbox.

Basic Cancer Information

American Cancer Society
cancer.org
800-227-2345

National Cancer Institute
cancer.gov
800-442-6237

National Coalition for Cancer Survivorship
canceradvocacy.org
301-650-9127

Federal Assistance

Affordable Care Act
healthcare.gov/law/

Children's Health Insurance Program
medicaid.gov/CHIP/CHIP-Program-Information.html

Social Security Disability Insurance
ssa.gov/disability
800-772-1213

Supplemental Security Income (SSI)
ssa.gov/pgm/links_ssi.html
800-772-1213

Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
cms.gov

TRICARE
tricare.mil

The Civilian Health and Medical Program of the Department of Veterans Affairs (CHAMPVA)
va.gov/hac/forbeneficiaries/champva/champva.asp

Financial and Drug Assistance

Assistance Fund
theassistancefund.org
855-845-3663

Association of Oncology Social Work
aosw.org
215-599-6093

AVON Cares Program for Medically Underserved Women
800-813-4673

CancerCare
cancercare.org
800-813-4673

Cancer Financial Assistance Coalition
cancerfac.org

Cancer Insurance Checklist
cancerinsurancechecklist.org

Chornic Disease Fund
cdfund.org
877-968-7233

Cancer Support Community
cancersupportcommunity.org
888-793-9355

Co-Pay Relief Program
copays.org
866-512-3861

Health Well Foundation
healthwellfoundation.org
800-675-8416

National Children's Cancer Society
nationalchildrenscancersociety.org
314-241-1600

Needy Meds
needymeds.org
314-241-1600

Partnership for Prescription Assistance
pparx.org
888-477-2669

Patient Access Network Foundation
panfoundation.org
866-316-7263

Patrick Dempsey Center for Hope and Healing
dempseycenter.org
877-336-7287

Survivorship A to Z
survivorshipatoz.org

The SAMFund for Young Adult Survivors of Cancer
thesamfund.org
866-438-9365

Legal Assistance

Cancer Legal Resource Center
disabilityrightslegalcenter.org
866-843-2573

LINC (Legal Information Network for Cancer)
cancerlinc.org
804-272-5462

Management and Support

Community Health Advisors
communityhealthadvisors.com
617-833-9829

Patient Advocacy

Patient Advocate Foundation
patientadvocate.org
800-532-5274

Center for Patient Partnerships
patientpartnerships.org
608-890-0321