What services should a health insurance plan for cancer survivors cover?

As you research different health insurance plans, find out if the plan covers payment for all or a portion of the following medical items and services:
  • Follow-up care, including exams, scans, x-rays and lab services
  • Prescription medications
  • Emergency services, including ambulance transport
  • Routine physicals
  • Eye exams, glasses and contacts
  • Hearing exams and hearing aids
  • Dental exams and treatments
Other considerations for plan coverage include:
  • Programs for specific medical conditions, such as asthma, diabetes or heart
  • Care giver services, such as respite care and social services
  • Wellness programs and classes

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