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Financial Advocacy

ACCC is committed to continue to lead the way by building the confidence of financial advocates, connecting them with solutions and ultimately improving the patient experience. Through the Financial Advocacy Network tools and resources, our goal is to empower providers to proactively integrate financial health into the oncology care continuum and help patients gain access to high-quality care for a better quality of life.

 

Powerful Training to Boost Your Financial Advocacy Skills

Whether you are an experienced financial advocate or new to the field, the ACCC Financial Advocacy Boot Camp will empower you to help your patients and your program address the growing issue of financial toxicity.

Two levels of dynamic, online courses provide the key introductory knowledge and advanced strategies necessary to help your patients pay for treatment—while maximizing reimbursement at your program.
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Meet the Financial Advocacy Boot Camp Graduates from across the country who have shaped up their financial navigation skills and earned a certificate of completion for Level I and Level II courses within this series.

 

Upcoming Meetings

On-Demand Webinars

Podcasts

  • [PODCAST] Episode 13: Financial Health Literacy
    Mar 25, 2020

    Understand the importance of financial health literacy for patients with cancer, how cancer team members can better help patients and caregivers avoid financial toxicity, and what steps cancer programs can take to promote awareness and proactive engagement.

 

Abstracts/Presentations

 

From Oncology Issues

Featured Publications

ACCCBuzz Blog Posts

 

  • Care Team Illustration
    Bill to Improve Access to Genetic Counseling Introduced in House and Senate
    Kristin Marie Ferguson, DNP, RN, OCN, Senior Director, Cancer Care Delivery & Health Policy
    May 06, 2021
    In March 2021, ACCC joined other stakeholders in stating our support of the Access to Genetic Counselors Services Act "to update Medicare law and improve access to genetic counselors for Medicare beneficiaries." Now, ACCC is supporting S. 1450, a bill that would authorize CMS to recognize certified genetic counselors as healthcare providers.
  • Dr. Dadwal headshot
    City of Hope’s Investigational COVID-19 Vaccine
    May 05, 2021
    As City of Hope embarkes on the development of an experimental COVID-19 vaccine currently in a phase I clinical trial, ACCCBuzz spoke with Dr. Sanjeet Dadwal about the investigational vaccine’s safety and efficacy, potential emergency use authorization (EUA), and suitability for patients with cancer.
  • Finger Stacking Healthcare Blocks
    Cost of Care and Prescription Meds Put Strain and Stress on AYA Survivors
    By Jessica Kean
    May 04, 2021
    Survivors of adolescent and young adult (AYA) cancers face greater financial hardship in adulthood than adults without a cancer history, according to a study published this month in The Journal of the National Cancer Institute. Learn how the Children’s Cancer Cause is closely studying financial toxicity in childhood cancer survivors and working to identifying policy solutions to help.

News & Press

Keeping Up With Changes in Health Insurance - via Oncology Nurse Advisor