How Will the Affordable Care Act Affect People Facing Cancer?

December 10, 2012

The Affordable Care Act is poised to bring many changes to health care in the United States. For people coping with a cancer diagnosis, it’s especially important to understand how these changes might impact the care they or their loved one receives.

Leading experts recently answered listeners’ questions about the Affordable Care Act during CancerCare’s Connect Education Workshop, “Understanding the Affordable Care Act for People Living with Cancer.” You can listen to the workshop as a podcast here.

Learn more about the Affordable Care Act.

The professional oncology social workers at CancerCare understand the costs of cancer and its treatment can be overwhelming. CancerCare provides limited grants to help people cope with costs associated with a cancer diagnosis, including transportation to or from treatment, child care, and pain medication. To learn more and apply for financial assistance, call 800-813-HOPE (4673).