Our new report, Cancer Care Denied: The Broken State of Patient Access to Proton Therapy, documents – through patient stories and data – the heavy emotional and financial burden cancer patients endure trying to get their insurer’s approval for physician-recommended proton radiation therapy. Among the report’s most sobering statistics:
Our CANCER CARE DENIED campaign aims to shift the balance of power and give physicians and patients more say in cancer care. We are calling on insurance commissioners in all 50 states to adopt and enforce principles of a Cancer Patients’ Timely Treatment Bill of Rights and hold insurers accountable for providing fair, timely, and transparent access to cancer treatment.
You can learn more about the Cancer Care Denied campaign by watching the our Facebook Live. Check out the Resources sidebar, take the actions below, and contact us if you’d like your organization to endorse the Bill of Rights.
We need your help to spread the word about the CANCER CARE DENIED campaign. Here’s what you can do: