Cancer can be very expensive to treat. That’s where insurance comes in. It can help cover the cost of cancer treatments and help alleviate the significant financial burden a cancer diagnosis often brings. Here’s everything you need to know about cancer treatments and insurance coverage.
Without insurance, cancer treatment costs can quickly add up to six figures. Treating cancer can be expensive. From deductibles and copays to treatment, transportation and childcare, there are expenses that health insurance may not cover.
While health insurance can help cover some cancer treatment costs, high out-of-pocket expenses are still likely to pop up. It can be difficult to cover these out-of-pocket expenses if you don’t have the cash on hand.1
Don’t wait until it’s too late. Help cover yourself and your family with affordable coverage from Aflac.
Cancer insurance can help fill in the gaps and cover expenses that your health insurance plan doesn’t cover. With an Aflac cancer insurance policy, you’ll receive cash benefits for unexpected expenses following a cancer diagnosis. You may use this benefit for virtually any expense, such as treatment, transportation, and everyday bills.2
It’s important to understand that cancer insurance isn’t intended to replace the benefits your primary health insurance policy provides. Instead, it acts as a supplement to assist with out-of-pocket costs that will likely arise during cancer treatment.4 Ideally, you’d have both a primary health insurance plan and cancer insurance.
Cancer insurance is flexible, meaning it can help cover a variety of out-of-pockets expenses that your primary insurance plan may not cover. These expenses may be related to:
The ideal cancer insurance plan depends on your particular coverage needs and financial situation. It can help provide you with peace of mind and support as you or a loved one undergoes cancer treatment. Fortunately, Aflac cancer insurance offers affordable premiums that may easily fit into most budgets.
There’s no denying that cancer treatment can be expensive. With Aflac cancer insurance, you can help reduce some of the out-of-pocket expenses that take a toll on your physical and emotional health. You’ll also be able to better focus on beating cancer and recovering instead of worrying about finances. Start chatting with an agent and get a quote today!
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1 LendEDU - Cancer Insurance: Compare Companies, Coverage, and Costs. Updated March 1, 2022. https://lendedu.com/blog/cancer-insurance/. Accessed April 4, 2023.
2 Very Well Health - Best Cancer Insurance. Updated November 22, 2021. https://www.verywellhealth.com/best-cancer-insurance-5113097. Accessed March 29, 2023.
Coverage is underwritten by American Family Life Assurance Company of Columbus. In New York, coverage is underwritten by American Family Life Assurance Company of New York.
Aflac Cancer plans: B70000 series: In Arkansas, Policies B70100AR, B70200AR, B70300AR, B7010EPAR, B7020EPAR. In Delaware, Policies B70100DE, B70200DE & B70300DE. In Idaho, Policies B70100ID, B70200ID, B70300ID, B7010EPID, B7020EPID. In Oklahoma, Policies B70100OK, B70200OK, B70300OK, B7010EPOK, B7020EPOK. In Oregon, Policies B70100OR, B70200OR, B70300OR, B7010EPOR, B7020EPOR. In Texas, Policies B70100TX, B70200TX, B70300TX, B7010EPTX, B7020EPTX. A78000 series: In New York, Policies, NY78100–NY78400. A76000 series: In Pennsylvania, Policy A76100PA. A75000 series: In Virginia, policies A75100VA–A75300VA.
Coverage underwritten by Tier One Insurance Company: Cancer/Specified-Disease: In Delaware, Policy T70000. In Idaho, Policy T70000ID. In Oklahoma, Policy T70000OK. In Virginia, policies T70000VA & T70000GVA.
This is a brief product overview only. Coverage may not be available in all states, including but not limited to ID, NJ, MN, NY or VA. Benefits and/or premiums may vary based on the state and benefit option selected. Plans and riders may also have a waiting period. Refer to the exact plans and riders for benefit details, definitions, limitations and exclusions. For availability and costs, please contact your local Aflac agent/producer.
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