The High Cost of Cancer Drugs
My new blog from the US perspective. patientpower.info/blog/pati... Let me know what you think and also share any perspective from other countries too
It is hard enough to save enough money for retirement but the added worry and pressure of drug cost can be overwhelming. Can we afford 20% of the cost of chemo? Add to that 20% of all other medical cost that go along with treatment. Will supplemental insurance cover that 20% ? All questions many of us are facing and hoping financially we will be OK.
I found the segment on drug cost that was on 60 Minutes scary and frustrating!
From the time my husband started this journey a year ago our medical cost have come close to $100,000. Most of it covered by insurance. He is starting treatment that will go well over that amount. How do the drug companies expect us/insurance to continue paying that kind of money? The sad part is because we own a home and have an income we do not qualify for assistance. I don't have answers but find this a timely topic.
minutes to share your voice. Thanks! surveygizmo.com/s3/2790624/...
it has made to the Cancer Drugs Fund that will remove a large group of new drugs from prescription. Please...
the monthly cost will be more than my fixed income. Does anyone know if there are any programs available...
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