The costs of a transplant can be overwhelming. Knowing what to look out for, creating a plan of action, and getting additional support from patient assistance programs can help.
You may want to call your insurance company or reach out to your employer’s insurance benefits department to find out what is covered under your insurance plan. Plans vary from one insurance company to the next. You may want to find out specific details about which costs are covered and which are not.
It can be difficult to cover the costs of a transplant. It can also be difficult to understand healthcare financing and hospital billing. Fortunately, you won’t have to go through the process alone. There are people who may be able to help.
Most transplant centers have financial coordinators who can:
You might find it helpful to speak with a financial coordinator before making any financial decisions related to your transplant and to keep them informed as your financial needs change over time.