Resources

Our extensive collection of web-based and other resources for patients, families, and caregivers provides easy access to information on a wide variety of subjects related to pancreatic cancer.

American Cancer Society

The American Cancer Society’s website has a section on Understanding Health Insurance, with information on issues surrounding private and government insurance plans, health insurance laws, and other possible sources of financial help.

Cancer Insurance Checklist

This website and downloadable form is designed to help cancer patients who are shopping for insurance on their state’s health insurance marketplace/exchange. Available in Spanish.

Good Days

Good Days is a national, independent nonprofit charitable organization that provides assistance paying copays for people with major medical conditions.

HealthWell Foundation

The HealthWell Foundation is a nonprofit dedicated to providing financial assistance to underinsured patients living with cancer and other diseases. They assist with out-of-pocket costs for prescription drugs, copays, co-insurance, deductibles, and insurance premiums.

PAN Foundation

Patient Access Network (PAN) Foundation is an independent, national nonprofit organization dedicated to helping federally and commercially insured people living with life-threatening, chronic, and rare diseases with the out-of-pocket costs for their prescribed medications.

Patient Advocate Foundation: Healthcare Reform

The Patient Advocate Foundation’s page on healthcare reform includes information about the Affordable Care Act and links to HealthCare.gov.

Patient Advocate Foundation’s Co-Pay Relief Program

This program provides financial assistance for copays, coinsurance, and deductibles to Americans with private or federally-funded insurance. Patients must have certain medical conditions.

Patient Services Incorporated

PSI helps people pay for the costs of services related to medical treatments for certain illnesses.