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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.

For more information about the project, please contact Christie Mangir, MS, Senior Program Manager, ACCC Provider Education.

 

Digital Patient Assistance Guide

Access the most up-to-date anti-cancer medication assistance and reimbursement programs that are available to help alleviate the financial burden of cancer treatment. Search for applicable Oncology-Related Products and Companies and apply optional Coverage and Assistance Type filters to streamline your results. Listings include direct links to external websites and company phone numbers and will be updated in real-time.
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Podcasts

  • [VIDEO PODCAST] Ep 11: Digital Patient Assistance Guide
    Feb 24, 2022
    Hear from a pharmacist and an oncology operations manager as they share how the digital Patient Assistance Guide tool can help you find resources in less time so patients can access—and better afford—their cancer treatments.
  • [VIDEO PODCAST] Ep 06: Financial Advocacy Playbook
    Sep 16, 2021

    In this episode, we talk with an oncology program manager and member of the Financial Advocacy Network Advisory Committee about the great need this robust resource fills in helping relieve financial toxicity, so patients can focus on their cancer care.

  • [PODCAST] Ep 37: Financial Barriers to Biomarker Testing
    Sep 29, 2020

    Learn about the role of financial navigation in helping patients and providers understand the options available to patients in need of biomarker testing.

  • [PODCAST] Ep 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.

Upcoming Events

On-Demand Webinars

  • Join us in this interactive virtual meeting with financial advocacy experts to discuss tips for communicating and collaborating across teams, preparing for the new calendar year, and getting involved with the Financial Advocacy Network.

  • Hear inspiring speakers who will share enlightening perspectives and challenge your way of thinking. Feel empowered by the fresh ideas of the 2021 ACCC Innovator Award winners. Discover new insights that translate into action for your cancer program through the exchange of ideas in a collaborative, multidisciplinary setting.

  • In this interactive virtual meeting, learn about new ACCC resources to onboard new financial advocates and support those already on the team. Panelists will discuss roles, effective practices in onboarding and continuous learning, and how to use and implement the new Financial Advocacy Playbook.

 

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News & Media

Keeping Up With Changes in Health Insurance
via Oncology Nurse Advisor, Sep 10, 2019