Health Assists Between the Gaps program is designed to help Australians cover the out of pocket medical costs that they may not have the funds to pay for themselves.
The shock of having a serious illness is bad enough but when combined with substantial bill shock many Australians are just not able to cope.
All of these extra costs can cripple a family particularly when it is the major bread winner that is ill.
At Health Assist we have seen cases of people going without their medication in order to keep their rent payment up to date so they are not out on the street.
In this day and age we all know someone that has gone through the cancer prognosis. What you probably didn’t know is that Medicare only cover approximately 63% of the total costs of cancer care.
“I remember sitting talking to nurse whilst having my chemo treatment and she was talking to me about the importance of eating properly. Making sure I had fruit and vegetables each day. I just agreed, what was the point in letting her know I just didn’t have the money to cover all of my treatments let along buy fruit and vegetables” Denis – Canberra
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