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Is Your Insurance Denying Coverage for Proton Therapy?

Proton Therapy and Insurance Claim Denial

Kantor & Kantor, LLP Fights for You to Get the Treatment You Need

Following a cancer diagnosis, patients work with their doctor to choose the treatment plan that is the best option for their specific situation. If you are currently discussing these decisions, your doctor may recommend proton therapy as part of your treatment.

Unfortunately, insurance companies sometimes prevent cancer patients from receiving the medical attention they need by denying coverage for proton therapy. Contact Kantor & Kantor, LLP if your proton therapy claim has been denied.

Send us a message or call (877) 783-8686 to contact the California proton therapy insurance claim denial attorneys at Kantor & Kantor, LLP.

What is Proton Therapy?

Proton therapy, otherwise known as proton beam therapy, is a type of radiation therapy used to treat cancer. This type of therapy is similar to the x-ray therapy that is traditionally used for cancer treatment, in that a machine is used to transfer radiation into the body. Unlike typical radiation therapy, which uses x-rays in the treatment process, proton therapy incorporates the use of protons to target cancerous cells.

Using a synchrotron or cyclotron machine, protons are sped up, creating energy that can be harnessed in the form of radiation beams that target tumors. When compared to x-ray treatment, there is less radiation that affects other, non-cancerous cells or continuously emits radiation as it is leaving the body. As a more targeted approach to cancer treatment, proton therapy produces less radiation-related side effects.

What to Do If Your Insurance Company Denies You Coverage

If proton therapy treatment has been suggested as a part of your cancer treatment course of action, your plans can be disrupted when your health insurance provider denies your claim. Sadly, this is an all-too-common occurrence that leaves many families feeling confused, hurt, and scared.

You deserve coverage for the cancer treatment you need. The proton therapy insurance denial attorneys at Kantor & Kantor, LLP will advocate for you!

Contact Us for a Free Consultation

Our team has over 160 years of combined experience and the inside perspective of attorneys who have represented insurance companies in the past — we know the other side and are prepared to fight against it. Contact us for a free initial consultation. You don’t pay unless we win!

Call (877) 783-8686 or use our contact form to schedule a no-cost consultation with the Kantor & Kantor, LLP legal team. We have offices in Los Angeles (Northridge), Alameda, San Francisco, San Jose, and San Diego.

What Sets Us Apart?

  • Free Case Consultations Provided
  • 160+ Years' Collective Experience
  • Thousands Of Cases Successfully Handled
  • You Don't Pay Us Unless We Recover Your Claim
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