Insurance issues are a common issue in the cancer community. We’ve compiled a list of helpful resources below.
Looking for Information about Insurance or Cancer Finances?
Watch the “Managing Costs of NET Care and Insurance Coverage” presentation by Josh Mailman at the October 10, NETRF Virtual Conference for NET Patients and Caregivers (15 minutes, video featured below).
Watch the Triage Cancer webinar, “Steps for Managing Finances and Insurance After a Cancer Diagnosis” (44 minutes).
Check out the Triage Cancer Health Insurance Resources by Topic.
Search the Triage Cancer Toolkit for Navigating Cancer Finances.
Have Questions About Open Enrollment?
Read the Cancer Support Community blogpost “What You Need to Know About 2021 Open Enrollment.”
Watch the NorCal CarciNET Webinar on Medicare for NETS featuring Ann Kayrish, Senior Program Manager for Medicare from the National Council on Aging (NCOA).
Looking for Drug Copay Assistance or Other Financial Assistance Programs? Below are copay programs helpful to the NET population:
AAA PatientCONNECT (A patient support program including financial assistance and reimbursement support services for Lutathera®.)
Patient financial assistance programs for those with government insurance (Medicare, Medicaid, TRICARE)
Have Disability Questions?
Check out the Triage Cancer disability resources.
Watch the Triage Cancer Webinar on Disability.
Need to Appeal?
Check out the Triage Cancer Quickguide to Appeals.
NEED TO TALK TO SOMEONE?
Contact Cancer Legal Resources Center for telephonic or online assistance.
Questions for Triage Cancer? Email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 424-258-4628. Triage Cancer has a free Legal & Financial Navigation Program that provides individuals diagnosed with cancer, caregivers, and health care professionals with free one-on-one help in the areas of health insurance, disability insurance, employment, finances, medical decision-making, estate planning, and more.
Written by Lisa Yen, NP, NBC-HWC
Director of Programs & Outreach, LACNETS