Financial Assistance at N.C. Cancer Hospital/UNC Lineberger
First let’s start off with the resources right here at UNC Cancer Care and Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center. Remember for other support-visit the rest of the services and support available to you right here at the hospital.
Click here for more information about financial assistance.
Cancer Patient Assistance:
The CCSP Patient Assistance Coordinator and N.C. Cancer Hospital social workers can help you find resources that may help lessen the burden. Possible resources include federal, state, and local government benefits and services, and private foundation support. Call the Patient Family Resource Center for more information: 984-974-8100
The UNC Cancer Pro Bono Legal Clinic
This is a free service by appointment that helps cancer patients and their caregivers to prepare legal documents that are important to future health care planning. Specially trained law students and volunteer attorneys help patients with preparing Advanced Directives (Living Wills), Health Care Powers of Attorney and Durable Powers of Attorney. Learn more by calling (984) 974-8100.
UNC Charity Care:
If you do not have insurance, or are concerned about paying for your medical bill, please call our Financial Assistance Unit Monday through Thursday, 8 am to 4:30 p.m. and Friday, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at 984-974-3425 or toll-free at 866-704-5286.
Questions about your bill?
Customer Services Representatives are available to handle all of your questions Monday-Friday, 8 am – 5 pm at 800-594-8624 (toll-free) or locally at 984-974-2222. Financial Counselors are available in the Cancer Hospital to help answer your questions and discuss payment options.
UNC Pharmacy Assistance Program:
Pharmacy financial assistance requires a separate application. See the pharmacy counselor at the main pharmacy, located on the ground floor of the NC Cancer Hospital.
To apply for Social Security Disability:
Call SSA at 1-800-772-1213 Or visit www.socialsecurity.gov.The website has detailed information about how to apply and the appeals process.
Resources, Information and Referrals:
Visit the Patient and Family Resource Center on the ground floor of the NC Cancer Hospital for more information on a variety of cancer-related topics. 984-974-8100
To apply for Medicaid:
Contact your county Dept. of Social Services. Or contact the Medicaid Counselors at UNC Hospitals: 984-974-0950
Counseling and Support:
The Comprehensive Cancer Support Program’s group of psychiatrists, psychologists, advanced practice clinicians and counselors provide compassionate support and symptom management for the challenges that often come with a cancer diagnosis. If you or your loved one is interested in speaking with a member of our counseling team, call 919-966-3494 to make an appointment.