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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] 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.

 

Abstracts/Presentations

 

From Oncology Issues

Featured Publications

ACCCBuzz Blog Posts

 

  • Pills on Bills
    Using Medicaid to Help Uninsured Patients Afford Their Care
    July 27, 2021
    Medicaid beneficiaries—particularly those from diverse communities that have been historically marginalized—have long been under-represented in clinical trials due to factors including participation costs, time away from work, and travel expenses. Beginning January 2022, CMS will be required under the Clinical Treatment Act to cover for Medicaid patients the routine costs associated with participating in clinical trials.
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    Early Palliative Care Program Proactively Meets Patient Needs
    July 22, 2021
    Palliative care services are an important element of comprehensive cancer care. However, patients are not usually introduced to palliative care providers until their services are needed. Read how Cancer Care Associates of York—a community-based private practice in York, Penn.—is changing this by identifying high-risk patients suitable for palliative interventions up front and allowing patients to access palliative care services as early as possible.
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    Catch a Ride, Save a Life: Transportation Program Reduces No-Shows
    July 20, 2021
    Cone Health Cancer Center—a 2021 ACCC Innovator Award winner—is fighting for health equity by addressing the barriers to care that unequally affect lower-resourced communities in the rural and urban setting of Greensboro, N.C. Learn how the cancer center has built a transportation program that provides free round-trip rides to all patients from their homes to their medical appointments.

News & Press

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