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By American Cancer Society
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Cancer survivors face significant hardships related to medical bills

 

Last updated 1/24/2019 at 10:56pm



New research indicated that cancer survivors carry greater financial burdens related to medical debt payments and bills compared with individuals without a cancer history, with the greatest hardships in younger survivors. Published early online in Cancer, a peer-reviewed journal of the American Cancer Society, the study also found that among privately insured survivors, those who enrolled in high deductible health plans and did not have health savings accounts were particularly vulnerable to medical financial hardship.

Medical financial hardship can encompass three domains: material domain...



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