During Brain Tumor Treatment

Brain Tumor Questions

As you move through your treatment path, you may have a million questions for your medical team and treatment providers. That is okay! Ask as many questions as you need to in order to feel comfortable with the treatment techniques that you and your doctor have selected. The following questions are the most common that patients and caregivers consider during the treatment process.

QUESTIONS TO ASK DURING TREATMENT

  • Who is responsible for my follow-up care?
  • Do I need rehabilitative services? If so which ones and for how long?
  • What if I don’t meet my rehabilitative goals before my benefits run out?
  • Can you tell me about any financial support services, from either the hospital, company that produces my treatment, or local charities, that my family and I can use to help with the cost of my treatment and other hardships we may be facing related to my brain tumor?
  • Will I need long-term care services?
  • Do you have any special rates for people paying out-of-pocket?
  • Should I be planning financially for long-term medical care such as a nursing home or hospice?
  • Who can help me understand my state’s Medicaid rules (medicaid.gov) for long-term care and my eligibility?

TUMOR TIP

Questions for my Insurance Provider

  • Are rehabilitative services covered by my insurance? If so, what is covered?
  • What if I don’t meet my rehabilitative goals before my benefits run out?
  • Are private duty care and long- term care covered under my health insurance policy? If not, can I purchase this additional coverage?

Download our Questions to Ask Your Doctor to bring to your appointment.