- Children Diagnosed With Cancer: Financial and Insurance Issues
- Covering the costs of cancer treatment
- Private health insurance options
- Types of private health plans for children
- Getting answers to insurance-related questions
- Keeping records of your child’s insurance and medical costs
- Handling a health insurance claim denial
- Keeping employer-sponsored health insurance coverage
- Government-funded health plans
- Who regulates insurance plans?
- Options for uninsured children
- What sources are available to help with treatment costs if my child doesn’t have insurance and there’s no public assistance available?
- Financial issues for families: Getting help with living expenses
- To learn more
Children Diagnosed With Cancer: Financial and Insurance Issues
When a child is diagnosed with cancer, families and parents will need to know about and cope with many problems. This document, which offers ideas for managing the costs of cancer diagnosis and treatment, is one in a series of documents for parents and caregivers of a child with cancer. The other documents have information on how to cope with the cancer diagnosis, understanding the health care system, returning to school, and the late effects of cancer treatment.
Last Medical Review: 01/14/2014
Last Revised: 01/14/2014