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Financial Help For Cancer Patients

life insurance settlements for cancer treatment

Most of us purchase health insurance for the security it provides. We assume that if we get sick our insurance will take care of us. However, with an aggressive disease like cancer, sometimes we don’t realize how extensive the fight can be. Even if health insurance covers 100% of medical bills, there are many hidden costs associated with fighting this disease. ┬áThankfully, there may be some options available to help cover expenses that many people might not be aware of. Costs of Cancer Treatment If you’ve ever seen someone undergoing cancer treatment who tried to continue working full time, you have likely seen a person who is exhausted, physically and mentally. Probably the best plan would be to stay at home to rest and recover, but if there are bills to pay, many people can’t afford to not work. The added costs of transportation to and from treatment plus anything above and beyond health insurance coverage can really strain a family fighting cancer. Even in recovery, cancer survivors may have had to give up a job or may find themselves with extensive medical bills. Life Insurance Settlements Many people might not know that using your life insurance to get financial ...

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