• Who is eligible to receive financial assistance from Remember Betty?

    • Any breast cancer patient or survivor in the United States who is financially in need due to the strain caused by the cost of treatment for their disease or related side effects.

  • Is there an age limit?

    • No, however minors must have their parent or legal guardian’s signature on their application. Proof of income for parent or legal guardian must be included as well.

  • What bills or costs can be covered by financial assistance from Remember Betty?

    • Financial assistance can be provided for the costs of the following: medical bills (including treatment, surgery, medications, medical devices, counseling), living expenses (including rent, mortgage, utilities), transportation (including car payments, gas), quality of life items (wigs, mastectomy bras, prosthetics, lymphedema supplies). Please note that this list is meant to serve as a general reference. Each application will be reviewed on a case by case basis.

  • What paperwork is involved in submitting my application?

    • Your application should include the following: completed Patient Information form, completed Medical Professional form, copy of a photo id, copy of any current bills for which you are requesting financial assistance, proof of income (pay stub, W2, etc.)

  • Is every application approved?

    • No, each application is reviewed by the board on a case by case basis.

  • How long after submitting my application will I receive an answer?

    • You will receive confirmation that your application has been received no later than one week after it is received by Remember Betty. Applications will be reviewed on or about the 15th of each month. You will be notified of an answer from our board no later than 1 week after your application is reviewed.

  • When will I receive my financial assistance?

    • If your application is approved, you will receive your financial assistance no later than 2 weeks after your approval.

  • Am I guaranteed to receive the full amount that I have requested?

    • No. Because funds are limited, amounts granted will be based off of current availability.

  • How often can I apply?

    • If your application is approved, you can apply again one calendar year from the date that your financial assistance is granted. If your application is denied, you can apply again 6 months from the date of your original application.