Even With Insurance, Cancer Patients Often Left Dealing With ‘Financial Toxicity’ Of Care
Nationwide in 2014, Americans had to pay up to $4 billion in out-of-pocket costs for cancer treatment.
Report: Health Insurance Does Not Fully Protect Against Financial Pain From Cancer
Having insurance is no guarantee against the financial pain of cancer. A new report from the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network highlights the problem. It finds even people with health insurance face stiff out-of-pocket costs. (Goldberg, 4/12)