As of 2015, the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, CancerCare and the HealthWell Foundation are three organizations that provide financial assistance to cancer patients, according to each respective entity. The type of assistance offered varies by organization.
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society provides assistance with copays, patient travel and polymerase chain reaction testing. Additional information is available by clicking the Learn More link under the Financial Support heading on the home page, as indicated by the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society.
CancerCare offers transportation, home care and child care assistance. Individuals can click the Financial Assistance link under the Our Services heading at the bottom of the home page for more information, explains CancerCare.
The HealthWell Foundation assists cancer patients with coinsurance, copayments, health care premiums and certain deductible payments. Information is available by clicking the Patients link at the top of the home page, notes the HealthWell Foundation.