Serving cancer patients, survivors, and their families in Greater Richmond, Virginia.
Welcome To LINC
LINC is a nonprofit, community-based organization dedicated to helping cancer patients, survivors, and their families with the business side of cancer. Serving the Greater Richmond community in Virginia, LINC provides information, education and referral services for legal, financial, and community resources to individuals confronted with the overwhelming issues that arise from the diagnosis and treatment of cancer.
LINC’s office has moved!
Our new address is:
1423 Johnston Willis Drive
Richmond, VA 23235
Getting Insurance to Cover a Prosthetic
Keith contacted LINC for help with several legal issues in preparation for an upcoming surgery to remove cancer from his left leg. Client Services attorney Cris Gantz drafted his life planning documents and advised him on employment and family law issues to ensure his affairs were in order.
After receiving an update from his doctor about his treatment options, Mr. Chantree made the brave decision to have his leg amputated from the knee down to remove his cancer. Prior to being diagnosed, Keith worked a physically demanding job and needed a special type of prosthetic to return to work which would cost over $30,000 out of pocket.
Keith’s insurance denied coverage of all three parts of his prosthetic telling him that he could use crutches for the rest of his life to achieve mobility. He was distraught and needed some guidance to appeal the decision. He called LINC for help and Cris referred him out to an attorney who was able to advise him on the process.
Keith completed his appeal and successfully got his insurance company to cover 100% of the cost. The provider will get reimbursed for the prosthetic and the client saved $30,000; Keith can return to his old job and continue with the same earning potential as before his diagnosis.
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