Other Sources of Insurance Information
What happens if you can't work because of your treatment? Will you still be covered by insurance? And what if you have no insurance?These links can help.
Learn about the provisions of the new healthcare law at this Web site, managed by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. The site includes information by state, and explains key parts of the new law, including how to get coverage if you have a pre-existing condition.
This organization provides information on public and private health insurance eligibility requirements in a simple, straightforward manner. You can find booklets, pamphlets, and web tools that can help you find coverage.
Take this 5-question quiz from the Foundation for Health Coverage Education to get a personalized list of public and private healthcare plans that may be open to you. You'll also get contact information for each program, checklists of the documents you'll need to apply, and the actual applications for many of the programs.
Health Insurance Assistance Service (HIAS)
The American Cancer Society Health Insurance Assistance Service (HIAS) provides guidance on health insurance options to people affected by cancer: cancer patients, cancer survivors, individuals with cancer symptoms and those calling on their behalf. Call us at 1-800-227-2345 and ask to speak to someone from HIAS.