The cost of a transplant and follow-up care varies by type of organ transplanted and location of the transplant center. There are different sources of funding, including insurance and financial assistance programs. The transplant center social workers and financial coordinators can help you plan ahead.
Here are some important questions to consider asking before your organ transplant surgery. You may want to bring these with you to your meeting with your transplant financial coordinator.
You may have health insurance through an employer or a personal policy. The benefits of insurance plans vary widely.
Whether you have insurance that covers an organ transplant or not, there are financial assistance programs that may be able to help you pay out-of-pocket costs.