Coronavirus (COVID-19) Financial Support Resources
- TEAM RUBICON: Emergency Food Assistance https://teamrubiconusa.org/applynow./
Team Rubicon is mobilizing volunteers to provide food pick-up and delivery assistance. Patient Advocate Foundation is providing a one-time $500 financial assistance grant to those in need of financial assistance to purchase food.
- On the Financial Frontlines: Navigating Treatment Costs During the Coronavirus Crisis https://tailormed.co/on-the-financial-frontlines-navigating-treatment-costs-during-the-coronavirus-crisis/
During these turbulent times, patients are concerned about accessing the care they need and personal economic implications, the requirements for social distancing, and widespread uncertainty could make it challenging to meet basic life expenses in addition to the financial toxicity they’ve already experienced. Clara Lambert explores technology, access, and how to stay up-to-date on financial resources.
- Free Airbnb Housing for Frontline Workers
The Cancer Support Community (CSC), a longtime AONN partner, and Airbnb are connecting COVID -19 frontline health care workers with clean, convenient places to stay that allow them to be close to their patients — and safely distanced from their own families.
This program is for health care workers responding to the COVID-19 crisis. Requests for housing must be made or confirmed by the administrator of the hospital or medical center.
Eligibility and Application Process
Eligible health care workers may see all the details about the program and apply online: https://bit.ly/2Yzhb1a
Feel free to share this information with your colleagues providing medical care to people with COVID-19.
- Fund Finder https://fundfinder.panfoundation.org/
Fund Finder is a resource which can be accessed by both the healthcare professional as well as patients and caregivers to assist with identification of patient assistance programs. This program helps streamline the search for patient assistance programs.
- Breathe Easier Fund
The Breathe Easier Fund provides emergency funding to patients and families during the COVID-19 crisis by offering $500 grants in financial assistance to eligible patients with lung cancer and their families to support their critical basic needs of food, transportation, and general household bills. Patients can call LUNGevity’s Lung Cancer HELPLine (844-360-5864), a free phone service in partnership with CancerCare, to learn more and apply for support from the Breathe Easier Fund.
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