What questions should I ask about the cost of a transplant?

You should ask the following questions about the cost of a transplant:
  • Will my insurance cover the cost of hospitalization, outpatient follow-up care and medications?
  • Will there be expenses out of pocket, not covered by insurance?
  • How do I qualify for assistance with the State?
  • What happens if I can’t afford my medications after a transplant?
Many questions and concerns come to mind about affording a transplant. Few people and families are able to pay all the costs of transplantation from a single source. Most often you will rely on a combination of funding sources. 

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