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American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network – We found that about half of patients surveyed have Medical Debt
May 12, 2024, 10:58

American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network – We found that about half of patients surveyed have Medical Debt

Laura Esfeller, Metastatic kidney cancer survivor, shared a post American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network, on X:

Your ability to pay should not determine if you survive. Unashamed to say I struggled with Medical Debt for years after having to go on disability for almost 6 months, then losing my job during COVID. Financial toxicity is real and it’s unacceptable. Patients deserve better.

Quoting American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network‘s post:

We found that about half of patients surveyed have Medical Debt. What’s more, 98% of those had health care coverage at the time they accumulated debt to pay for their Cancer Care.

Source: Laura Esfeller/X and American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network/X