Financial Counseling

The financial impact of cancer treatment can be a source of stress and uncertainty for many patients and their families. At UK Markey Cancer Center, our financial advocate is here to help alleviate this burden through information sharing, counseling, and hands-on support.

Whether you need education regarding federal disability programs or assistance with payment processing or billing, we can answer your questions or connect you to the appropriate resources. Call any time during business hours from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, email to speak to a patient advocate.

What We Do

Our patient advocate provides:

  • Assistance with billing questions and payment collection.
  • Screening for UK financial assistance programs and federal disability programs.
  • Apply for Kentucky Medicaid (if eligible).
  • Information about health insurance policies.
  • Advocacy for those patients who may be underinsured or uninsured.

The Consult

Patients can call or email our office to request to speak with a member of our team any time during regular business hours from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m, Monday through Friday. We will address your immediate concerns and evaluate your needs to determine how we might serve you best.

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NCI Comprehensive Cancer Center - A Cancer Center Designated by the National Cancer Institute

Markey Cancer Center is designated by the National Cancer Institute as a Comprehensive Cancer Center – a distinction that recognizes our commitment to accelerating precision cancer research and care to patients. We are the first and only NCI-Comprehensive Cancer Center in Kentucky, and one of 57 in the nation.