If my cancer center doesn't have a social worker, who can help me with financial concerns, insurance problems, co-pay assistance?
Christina Bach, Oncology Social Worker at Penn Medicine responds:
You can access assistance with coping with financial concerns, insurance problems and co-pay assistance from a variety of resources---here is a list of my go to resources:
These resources can be a great jumping off point for getting the support and education you need.
This question and answer was part of the OncoLink Brown Bag Chat Series. View the entire transcript from the Focus on Pancreatic Cancer Webchat.
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