What is lump sum cancer insurance?

A lump sum cancer insurance policy provides you with a pre-established amount if you or another covered person is diagnosed with cancer. You can use the money to help pay the expenses that you'll have at the time, from medical costs to everyday bills. 

Aflac's cash benefits can be used to help pay for the expenses associated with cancer that may not be fully covered by your major medical insurance, including:

  • Transportation to and from medical facilities, including parking
  • Out-of-network specialists
  • Experimental treatments 
  • Daily living expenses
  • Rehabilitation
  • Extended hospital stays 
Who should think about lump sum cancer insurance?

Who should think about lump sum cancer insurance?

Aflac's lump sum cancer insurance policy pays cash benefits directly to the policyholder. The benefits can be used to help pay for any type of expense.

Did you know?

Did you know?

According to the American Cancer Society, about 1,638,910 new cancer cases are expected to be diagnosed in 2012.

In the United States, men have slightly less than a 1-in-2 lifetime risk of developing cancer; for women, the risk is a little more than 1-in-3.*

*Cancer Facts & Figures 2012, American Cancer Society.


Why do I need lump sum cancer insurance?

If you are diagnosed with cancer you may use some or all of your savings during your fight against the disease. By complementing you major medical insurance with a lump sum cancer insurance policy, you’ll receive cash benefits to help pay for treatment and daily living expenses.

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