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Paying for Cancer Screening and Prevention

Locate medical experts and find information on insurance coverage and financial assistance for risk management, treatment and follow up care.

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Patient Advocate Foundation Guide to Appeals Process
Step by step guide to writing an appeal letter. Includes sample appeal letters.

Healthcare.gov page on birth control coverage under the Affordable Care Act
Plans in the Health Insurance Marketplace must cover contraceptive methods and counseling for all women, as prescribed by a health care provider. Oral contraceptives lower the risk for ovarian cancer.

United States Preventive Services Task Force Guidelines on Medications for Breast Cancer Risk Reduction
National guidelines on medications to lower the risk for breast cancer

Patient Services Incorporated program for MRI for high-risk women
This program offers financial assistance program to help young women who are at high risk for breast cancer gain access to Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) screening. The program pays for women 45 years of age or younger with a family history of breast cancer or have tested positive for a BRCA mutation. Any woman meeting these criteria is qualified to apply, regardless of her insurance status.

FORCE:Facing Our Risk of Cancer Empowered