Adam Marcus Emory University. Veena Rao Morehouse School of Medicine. This care is provided free of cost to uninsured indigent women in Athens and northeast Georgia.
Dedicated to helping people afford co-payments for chemotherapy and targeted treatment drugs. Check website for funding info. Over the years, legislative amendments have maintained the NCI authorities and responsibilities and added new information dissemination mandates as well as a requirement to assess the incorporation of state-of-the-art cancer treatments into clinical practice.
Breast cancer treatment, surgery and medical visits can create substantial medical bills and strain any budget in both the long and short term. However, good financial planning and opportunities for financial assistance can ease this burden. American Cancer Society ACS provides information and referrals to numerous education, community and patient support services, including financial assistance and transportation programs.
The following minimum qualifications are required to be considered for our Patient Financial Assistance PFA program grant:. Atlanta Cancer Care Foundation provides assistance to cancer patients in the metro Atlanta area through our Patient Financial Assistance Program and provides funding for cancer education and research. PFA Grants are intended to help with whatever a patient's greatest need may be, such as:. Standard grant award amounts are determined by the ACCF Board of Directors, and may be changed at any time based on available funding.
You may get many bills for just one procedure. For example, you may get a bill from each department in the hospital involved with your surgery such as the lab pathologysurgery and others. Even if your co-payment for a single bill is low, these costs add up.
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This post was contributed by a community member. The views expressed here are the author's own. The Komen Atlanta Treatment Assistance Program ATAP provides financial assistance for local patients dealing with the crippling costs associated with breast cancer treatment.
These programs are set up to assist patients with insurance that have co-pays for chemotherapy or prescription medications. Every program has its own guidelines. You can contact the organization for eligibility criteria. The contact information is provided below.
This post was contributed by a community member. The views expressed here are the author's own. Komen Greater Atlanta today announced a new investment in its commitment to support local women and men dealing with a breast cancer diagnosis.