Financial Counseling and Assistance
To assist as a resource for financial counseling and assistance we offer the services of a Licensed Master of Social Work who can be reached at (229) 259-4638.
SGMC offers a financial assistance policy to help patients deal with the costs of care. For more information, call Patient Financial Services at (229) 333-1040 or 1-877-225-2071 toll free.
Partnership Cancer Fund
The Partnership Cancer Fund is an assistance program funded through the Lowndes County Partnership for Health. Designated funds given to the Partnership help cancer patients with the associated expenses of treatment: medical equipment, medicines, nutritional supplements and mileage reimbursements. For more information call the Pearlman Cancer Center social workers at (229) 259-4638.
Transportation for Cancer Care
Medicaid patients are eligible to ride in a medical van if no other transportation is available. To apply for transportation funds and co-pay assistance, go to the www.cancercare.org.
The American Cancer Society Reach to Recovery program has been helping breast cancer patients (female and male) cope with their breast cancer experience for more than 30 years. This experience begins at the moment someone is faced with the possibility of a breast cancer diagnosis and continues throughout the entire period that breast cancer remains a personal concern.