Northeast Florida Cancer Resource Guide

Financial Support

National

Air Charity Network

Provides transportation to patients traveling for treatment. Contact:
877‑621‑7177

CancerCare Co-Payment Assistance Foundation

Offers grants for those with breast, lung, colorectal or pancreatic cancer. Assistance is provided to cancer patients based on proof of inability to pay by the National Cancer Institute and at CancerNet, which is run by ASCO (American Society of Clinical Oncology). Contact:
866‑552‑6729

HealthCare.gov

The Find Insurance Options tool will help you find the health insurance suited to your needs, whether it's private insurance for individuals, families and small businesses, or public programs that may work for you. It was created to help consumers under the health insurance reform law, the Affordable Care Act. Contact:

Healthwell Foundation

This nonprofit organization offers help with insurance copays, premiums, and out of pocket costs for a wide variety of cancers. Assistance is provided to cancer patients based on proof of inability to pay by the National Cancer Institute and at CancerNet, which is run by ASCO (American Society of Clinical Oncology). Contact:
800‑675‑8416

Medicare Telephone Hotline

Speak with a customer service representative 24 hours a day, seven days per week. Listen to recorded questions and answers on topics such as Medicare health plan choices and order publications. Contact:
1‑­800‑­MEDICARE

Medicare.gov

Get extra help with prescription drug costs, find out how Medicare works with other insurance, and compare health and drug plans on the U.S. government’s official site for Medicare. Contact:
1‑800‑MEDICARE

National Association of Hospital Hospitality Houses, Inc.

Provides lodging and support services to patients, families and their loved ones who are receiving medical treatment far from home. Contact:
800‑542‑9730

National Center for Farm Worker Health

This agency provides referrals to help centers throughout the United States for Primary Care for clients who are Migrant Farm Workers. Contact:
800‑377‑9968

Patient Services Incorporated

One of the earliest co-pay assistance programs, PSI offers financial assistance for many chronic illnesses, including some cancers. Assistance is provided to cancer patients based on proof of inability to pay by the National Cancer Institute and at CancerNet, which is run by ASCO (American Society of Clinical Oncology). Contact:
877‑250‑2350

The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society's Co-Pay Assistance Program

Helps with both insurance premiums and co-payments. Assistance is provided to cancer patients based on proof of inability to pay by the National Cancer Institute and at CancerNet, which is run by ASCO (American Society of Clinical Oncology). Contact:
copay@lls.org
877‑557‑2672

The Patient Advocate Foundation's Co-Pay Relief Program

This program, aimed at those with insurance, including Medicare Part D, helps patients diagnosed with many types of cancer, including brain tumors. Assistance is provided to cancer patients based on proof of inability to pay by the National Cancer Institute and at CancerNet, which is run by ASCO (American Society of Clinical Oncology). Contact:
866‑512‑3861

Regional

Social Security Administration

The Social Security Administration provides financial assistance to those who qualify for Social Security government funded programs. Program Include: Medical Disability and Financially Indigent Programs such as Supplemental Social Security Income (SSI) and Medicaid. Application process is required. Contact:
800‑772‑1213
400 N SR 19, Ste. 53
Palatka, FL 32177

Tom Coughlin Jay Fund

Our mission is to help families tackle childhood cancer by providing comprehensive financial, emotional and practical support. From diagnosis to recovery and beyond, we are part of the team, allowing parents to solely focus on their child’s well being. Our goal is to BE THERE for parents facing the unthinkable so they can be there for their families.
Languages Spoken: English
Contact:
Keli Coughlin Joyce
keli@tcjayfund.org
904‑543‑2599
P.O. Box 50798
Jacksonville Beach, FL 32250