Paying for Major Medical Care: How to Cover the Costs of an Unexpected Health Care Event

Apr 4, 2019

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The financial costs of illness - with or without insurance. Some 46 percent of Americans are unprepared for a $400 emergency expense. Out-of-pocket costs for cancer care can approach $5,000 a year. Learn what help is available for patients and their families when hit with expenses and challenges associated with a major illness.


Guests

Nicole Lemieux, branch manager, Town & Country FCU Forest Avenue branch

 

Heather Ciccarelli, senior manager, patient navigation, American Cancer Society

 

Carrie Maynard, licensed clinical social worker, certified oncology social worker, Maine Medical Center Cancer Institute

 

Kira Spears (by phone), oncology coverage case manager, Maine Medical Center MedAccess Program

Mary White (by phone), patient advocate, Northern Light Cancer Care

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