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Northside Hospital’s Colorectal Cancer Transportation Assistance Program


Lack of transportation can be a major barrier to receiving cancer screening or treatment. Many people forego much needed medical care because they...



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Many of our doctors are participating providers with:

  • Aetna US Healthcare (All Plans)
  • Beechstreet & Cappcare Networks
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia (HMO/Platinum)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia (PPO/PAR)
  • Cigna Healthcare of Georgia (All Plans)
  • Coventry Healthcare of Georgia (All Plans)
  • First Medical Network
  • Galaxy Health Network
  • Humana (All Plans)
  • Medicare
  • Medicaid
  • Private Healthcare Systems (All Plans)
  • United Healthcare of Georgia (All Plans)

The following links may provide you more information regarding insurance.  


Phone: (866) 552-4464

GeorgiaCares is a private-public partnership administered by the Georgia Department of Human Services (DHS) Division of Aging Services (DAS). GeorgiaCares is a volunteer-based program that provides free, unbiased and factual information and assistance to Medicare beneficiaries and their caregivers. GeorgiaCares is the State Health Insurance Assistance Program (SHIP). Services are provided through the twelve (12) Area Agencies on Aging (AAA).

Georgia Insurance Commissioner’s Office, Division of Consumer Services

Phone: (404) 656-2070

Lance Armstrong Foundation: LIVESTRONG

EXCELLENT website – has information on cancer, physical and emotional aspects of cancer, survivorship issues and more. Click on “cancer support”, then “practical effects of cancer” for information on FMLA, ADA, insurance, finances, etc.


As the largest division in Community Health, the Medicaid Division administers the Medicaid program, which provides health care for children, pregnant women, and people who are aging, blind and disabled.

Medicare Rights Center

Phone: (800) 333-4114

Through our national telephone helpline, the Medicare Rights Center provides direct assistance to older adults and people with disabilities as well as their friends, family and caregivers. The Medicare Rights Center also offers the Medicare Interactive (MI) Counselor, which is a dynamic, independent online resource of free information that helps older adults and people with disabilities navigate the complex world of health insurance.


Phone: (800) MEDICARE

This website explains available benefits and allows you to compare plan options and locate providers and facilities.

National Coalition for Cancer Survivorship

Phone: (877) 622-7937

This organization offers information on many topics including, employment and health insurance as it relates to cancer. Services and materials are offered in Spanish. This organization also provides workshop, seminar and lecture series, as well as educational resources for the general public, cancer patients, and/or families.

Patient Advocate Foundation

Phone: (800) 532-5274

Affordable Care Act & Health Insurance Marketplace Exchange

Phone: (800) 318-2596 TTY: (855) 889-4325
Chat Online:

Veterans' Administration

Phone: (877) 222-8387

This organization provides a broad spectrum of medical, surgical and rehabilitation care to its qualified veterans and their dependents. Treatment for services is based on the veteran's financial need.

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