I’m on social security survivor benefits how new of a care can I have
September 20, 2023
A) If you are on Social Security survivor benefits, you can have any type of care that you need, regardless of how new it is. There are no restrictions on the type of care that you can receive, as long as it is medically necessary and is provided by a qualified medical professional.
Some examples of new types of care that you may be able to receive on Social Security survivor benefits include:
Stem cell therapy
CAR T-cell therapy
Targeted cancer therapies
If you are unsure whether a particular type of care is covered by Social Security survivor benefits, you can contact your local Social Security office or call the Social Security Administration at 1-800-772-1213.
Here are some tips for getting the care that you need:
Talk to your doctor about your treatment options and the potential costs involved.
Ask your doctor if they are familiar with any new types of care that may be beneficial for you.
Contact your insurance company to find out what types of care are covered.
If you are having difficulty getting the care that you need, contact your local Social Security office or the Social Security Administration.