Topic: Oxaliplatin and medicare

Hi,

Mom had to sign a paper yesterday saying that she wanted to continue oxaliplatin even though medicare may not pay for it.  She will have 7 sessions total, and they told her that the cost can be between $3000-$9000 a time.  What do we do?

Amy

2 (edited by marions Fri, 13 Feb 2009 00:10:47)

Re: Oxaliplatin and medicare

Amy

THIS INFORMATION IS NOT INTENDED NOR IMPLIED TO BE A SUBSTITUTE FOR PROFESSIONAL MEDICAL ADVICE. YOU SHOULD ALWAYS SEEK THE ADVICE OF YOUR PHYSICIAN OR OTHER QUALIFIED HEALTH CARE PROVIDER