Supplemental Cancer plans can be used to help cover coinsurance and deductibles of major health coverage, off-set some of the expense of drugs and medicine, provide benefits to help off-set the cost of certain experimental treatment programs and provide benefits for radiation and chemotheraphy, hospital confinement, surgery and anesthesia, ambulance service and hospice stays for cancer treatment.
Transportation and lodging is an often overlooked expense that can quickly add up for cancer patients and their families. Some supplemental cancer plans offer benefits for ground and air transportation, and lodging necessary for treatment outside your home city.
"Unless you're Bill Gates, you're just one serious illness away from bankruptcy. Most of the medically bankrupt were average Americans who happened to get sick. " -Dr David Himmelstein, Harvard associate professor of medicine and lead author of a study on medical bills and person bankruptcy.
Many families coping with a critical illnes, like cancer, can experience and average of $12,000 in lost wages and aboutn $3,000 in out of pocket medical expenses during the first year alone. When considering a supplimental cancer plan, let Utah Avenue Insurance help guide you through your options in supplemental plans.
With a supplemental plan you get many benefits including waiver of premiums, daily radiation treatment and chemotherapy, surgical benefits, hairpiece expense benefit, home health care, private duty nursing and much more so you can focus on getting better instead of the bills.