Effective Cost Conversations: Addressing Financial Toxicity and Cost-Related Health Literacy

Edward, J.

Cancer survivors have greater risk of experiencing financial toxicity, or the undue financial burden and stress that patients face related to the costs of cancer care. Cost-related health literacy promotion should begin at the point of care with effective cost-of-care conversations that help to identify and manage patient financial needs. Nurses are uniquely positioned and often sought out as trusted sources of cost-of-care information and play a key role in engaging in effective cost conversations that help consumers to understand and manage their costs of care.

Topic(s): Economic Burden
Health Condition(s): Cancer
Year Published: 2020
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