Skip to main content

Improving Access to Treatment

Improving Access to Treatment

While technology continues to change the nature of medical treatment for serious diseases like cancer, health insurance has not always adapted to ensure patient access to these new therapies. As a result, high out-of-pocket costs often create huge barriers for cancer patients seeking access to the best or only treatment available for them. When confronted with such high out-of-pocket costs, some patients never initiate treatment or discontinue it before their regimen is complete.