A bone marrow or cord blood transplant (also called a BMT) is expensive. As you prepare for your child's transplant, you will need to plan for costs as well.
Your transplant center can help you find support resources. You can also turn to Be The Match® Patient Services. We have a team dedicated to supporting patients, caregivers, family members and friends, from diagnosis through survivorship. Our patient services coordinators offer you free, confidential one-on-one support and financial guidance. We also offer free educational resources — DVDs, booklets, online tools and more. Contact Be The Match Patient Services.
To plan for transplant costs, you may want to:
In the United States, you may qualify for federal programs such as supplemental security income (SSI) or state programs such as Medicaid. Your transplant center or our patient services coordinator can help you learn about these programs and how to apply. You can also visit these government websites: