Financial Support & Assistance in Oncology
Join Dr. Vaughn as he introduces HOAF Patient Financial Advocates, Joanna and Britney, and Donna, Nurse Navigator at Mary Washington Hospital. In this episode, Dr. Vaughn and guests discuss the financial burden applicable to every cancer diagnosis, and the range of services regarding financial literacy and assistance available in various care settings. Listen now to go behind the diagnosis and learn more about financial advocacy in the world of oncology.
Welcome back to Cancer Shop Talk, as we are going to introduce another topic for our listeners. Today, we are going to focus on something, as physicians, we don’t always talk about with our patients, but it is very important, and that’s the cost of medical care and how it impacts their lives. And today, we’ll really focus on oncology care and the cost of treatments, and how that can affect every day of life for our patients and their families. So hopefully, today we can get a better understanding of how, as providers, we can help our patients through this difficult time, and maybe identify some resources that are available for our patients and their families.READ MORE