Financial assistance and counseling

Patient Advocate Foundation (PAF)

Assistance resolving obstacles to health care access including those related to pre-authorization of treatment; appeals processes with insurers; coordination of benefits; expedited applications to Social Security Disability, Medicaid, and Medicare programs; and mediation to resolve medical debt crisis. Case management provided to uninsured patients to negotiate medical care from point of detection through completion of treatment. A Co-Pay Relief Program provides financial assistance to patients.

www.patientadvocate.org

In all 50 states

1-800-532-5274 (toll free)

help@patientadvocate.org

Housing

ACS’ Hope Lodge

Temporary housing for patients during treatment

www.cancer.org/docroot/SHR/content/SHR_2.1_x_Hope_Lodge.asp

22 locations in 18 states including Puerto Rico

1-800-ACS-2345



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