Reducing the cancer burden depends on access to meaningful health coverage for all Americans. ACS CAN created an infographic to help illustrate the difference between having access to affordable, adequate coverage and facing barriers to care when facing a cancer diagnosis.
Health plan worksheet: Know your coverage and costs
Having health insurance is important for everyone, even if you’re healthy. But if you have cancer or have had it in the past, it’s even more important to have quality health insurance that helps to pay for doctor visits, medical procedures, prescriptions and other care you need. If you’re looking at health coverage through work, are shopping for it on your own or get it through Medicare or Medicaid, you can use this worksheet to compare the costs of available health plans and find the right one for you.