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Can anyone share helpful resources for finding financial assistance?

Many people in our community are searching for financial assistance with their medical bills. @cmccue wrote a great article that includes several resources.

Does anyone have other helpful resources to share with the group?

Feel free to post links below!

  1. The Lymphoma Leukemia Society are a fantastic resource...www.lls.org

    1. Thank you for sharing! Warmly, Rackel (Blood-Cancer.com Team Member)

  2. When it comes to finding financial resources a good place to start is
    (A) ..... With your local hospital/treatment center. Ask to speak with the folks in social services and set up an in person meeting. It is often quite surprising the contacts these folks have.
    (B) ..... Contact the pharmaceutical company that is manufacturing the drugs you are taking .

    (D)..... Speak with your local house of worship. Quite often the religious leader has come across many who have faced cancer and found resources.
    I was recently meeting with someone who was facing a significant medical bill and could not afford it. After meeting with the provider and explaining the reality of this persons financial situation - the original invoice was cut by almost 70% .
    When it comes to financing medical bills it pays to speak up and reach out. I have know several others who have started a GoFundMe page as well.
    None of this is easy - that said it is often surprising what can be done.
    ...Dennis(Blood-Cancer.com TEAM)

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