Cancer Concerns Don’t Stop at the Doctor’s Door – Neither Should Your Insurance
The estimated costs of cancer topped an estimated $263.8 billion in 2010. About two-thirds of these costs were for nonmedical expenses that aren’t usually covered by major medical policy, according to the American Cancer Society.
HORAN offers, through Washington National, a helpful solution with personalized support. The Washington National Solutions? Cancer offers:
- More coverage for cancer-related costs.
- Anytime support, advice and answers through Health Advocate™.
- An annual wellness benefit for cancer screenings and tests.
- Benefits for natural treatments, like acupuncture and massage.
- A return of some or all of your paid premiums.
Example benefits available throughout the cancer life cycle include:
Preventative care - With proper preventative care, you increase your odds of a healthy cancer-free future.
- Cancer screening wellness benefit
- Additional screening and treatment benefit
Initial Diagnosis - According to the American Cancer Society, about half of men and a third of women will be diagnosed with cancer in their lifetime.
- First occurrence benefit
- Skin cancer diagnosis benefit
Treatment - Treatment represents the largest portion of medical and nonmedical costs for cancer.
Follow-up Care - Modern cancer treatment and follow-up care can last for years, and often are necessary to reduce the chance of recurrence.
- Annual care benefit and follow-up treatment
- Cancer Death Benefit rider
Source: Washington National