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Patient Financial Toxicity Webinar Attendee Questions and Answers

Posted by Cordata Health

November 17, 2017 at 1:55 PM

We recently hosted a webinar featuring Dan Sherman with the NaVectis Group. The webinar focused on How to Navigate Patient Financial Toxicity. Financial toxicity is one of the newest side effects of complex disease (cancer, chronic heart failure, stroke, etc) treatment for both patients and programs. With a growing underinsured patient population and rising costs of care, the need to prepare patients for financial burdens is crucial. Benefit from the latest trends, effective practices, and strategies to better position your program to support patients as they deal with the financial issues surrounding complex disease diagnosis and treatment.

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Topics: Financial Toxicity

How Oncology Patients Can Navigate Financial Toxicity

Posted by Cam McClellan Teems

November 6, 2017 at 9:57 AM

Cordata recently hosted a webinar addressing the financial toxicity that’s endemic to today’s healthcare system. Financial toxicity is often associated with oncology due to both the severity of a cancer diagnosis and the high – and sometimes stratospheric – cost of treatment.

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Topics: oncology, Financial Toxicity

Navigation and the Financial Toxicity of Cancer Care

Posted by Cam McClellan Teems

December 2, 2014 at 3:17 PM


The trend of rising premiums, deductibles and cost-sharing continues among commercial health insurance plans. According to a Kaiser/HRET survey, the amount that workers contribute to single-coverage premiums has increased 94% from 2004 to 2014 and workers’ contributions to family coverage have increased 81%. Although these are staggering stats, even more staggering is the data that more than one-third of cancer patients may delay or forgo recommended care due to cost1.  This situation is now called the "financial toxicity" of cancer care.

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Topics: Cancer Management, Financial Toxicity, Navigation & Care Coordination

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